The Dean Mine is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,280 feet.
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Elevation: 7,280 Feet (2,219 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.4269, -116.85890
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Dean Mine MRDS details
Primary: Dean Mine
Secondary: Morrning Star
Secondary: Dean Mines Company
Secondary: Morning Star
Land ownership: Unknown
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: Fee Ownership
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: St. George Metals Inc.
Home Office: Virginia
Info Year: 1996
Years: 1991 - 1995
Owner Name: Idaho Consolidated Metals
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1996
Years: 1995 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Leach
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Combined Methods - Other Combined Methods
Milling Method: Carbon-In-Pulp-Merrill-Crowe
Year First Production: 1990
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Production): MINE CLOSED IN SEPT OF 1993. IT IS ON STAND-BY/TEMP SHUTDOWN STATUS. LISTED AS 1995 PRODUCER BY GOLD COMMOD SPEC. (1996) POSSIBLE RESIDUAL HEAP LEACH MC PROCESSING.
Reference (Deposit): COMPANIES, P241.
Reference (Deposit): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1996/97, U.S. MINES AND MINING
Reference (Deposit): COMPANIES, P317.
Reference (Deposit): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1994/95, U.S. MINES AND MINING
Reference (Deposit): OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1990, P. 55.
Reference (Deposit): USBM IC# 7043, PP. 59-63.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. DIV. MINE INSPECTION, 1991, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE
Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAR OF MINES BUL# 88, 1977, P85.
Reference (Deposit): USGS BUL# 1356, 1973, PP. 41, 42.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP# 610, 1968, P184.
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.