Southpaw Mine

The Southpaw Mine is a mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,359 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: Southpaw Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 7,359 Feet (2,243 Meters)


Lat, Long: 37.6744, -115.38720

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Southpaw Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Southpaw Mine
Secondary: Steward-Bush Mine


Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Silica
Tertiary: Manganese
Tertiary: Phosphorus-Phosphates
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Aluminum


State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Pahranagat

Land Status

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


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Owner Name: Hone, Don
Percent: 50.00
Home Office: Box 436, Pioche, Nv 89043
Info Year: 1976

Owner Name: Tuttle, Ora
Percent: 50.00
Home Office: 2013 Franklin, Las Vegas, Nv 89104
Info Year: 1976


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1950
Discovery Year: 1868
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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: Montmorillonite
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Pyrolusite
Unknown: Limonite
Unknown: Chert
Unknown: Calcite


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Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 73, 1970, TABLE 19, P. 155

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES RI 5446, 1959, P. 32-33.

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.