California-Pioche Shaft

The California-Pioche Shaft is a gold mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,430 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: California-Pioche Shaft  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 6,430 Feet (1,960 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.9211, -114.45560

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California-Pioche Shaft MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: California-Pioche Shaft
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 1425


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Manganese
Tertiary: Lead


State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Pioche District

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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: Patented


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Barite


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Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 171, 1932, 79 P.

Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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: Gold Districts of Nevada.