The Dusty Mine is a gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,649 feet.
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Elevation: 4,649 Feet (1,417 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.6178, -118.40720
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Dusty Mine MRDS details
Primary: Dusty 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.
Owner Name: Ed Speir
Home Office: Nevada
Owner Name: Dusty Mining Co
Company ID: 2601206
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1982
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Open Pit
Milling Method: Heap Leach-Merrill-Crowe
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): GOLD COMMOD SPEC. LISTS AS A 1995 PRODUCER AS OF 1996. POSSIBLY RESIDUAL GOLD FROM LEACH OPERATION.
Reference (Deposit): DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1982. COMPILED BY DIVISION OF MINE
Reference (Deposit): MILLER, 1996, MLA REPORT IN PREPARTION.
Reference (Deposit): INSPECTION, 1983, 60 P.
Reference (Deposit): DIRECTORY OF ACTIVE NEVADA MINE OPERATIONS, 1975, OFFICE OF
Reference (Deposit): STATE OF NEVADA. DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE OPERATIONS ACTIVE
Reference (Deposit): THE NEVADA STATE INSPECTOR OF MINES.
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.