The Mc Coy Gold Mine is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,200 feet.
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Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.325, -117.21720
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Mc Coy Gold Mine MRDS details
Primary: Mc Coy Gold Mine
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: Echo Bay Ltd
Home Office: Canada
Info Year: 1986
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Workings): MINE IS BOTH A SURFACE AND AN UNDERGROUND OPERATION. THE UNDERGROUND WORK CURRENTLY CONSISTS OF EXPLORATORY DRIFTS BENEATH THE MCCOY PIT. ABOUT 6,000 GPM WATER IS CURRENTLY BEING PUMPED FROM THE UNDERGROUND WORKINGS TO A SURFACE INFILTRATION SYSTEM.
Reference (Deposit): OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1990, P. 53.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. DIV. MINE INSPECTION, 1991, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE
Nevada has a total of 368 distinct gold districts. Of the of those, just 36 are major producers with production and/or reserves of over 1,000,000 ounces, 49 have production and/or reserves of over 100,000 ounces, with the rest having less than 100,000 ounces. Read more at Gold Districts of Nevada.