The Antimony King is a antimony mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 8,619 feet.
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Elevation: 8,619 Feet (2,627 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.3897, -117.10280
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Antimony King MRDS details
Primary: Antimony King
Secondary: Mountain View
Secondary: Mt. View
Secondary: Big Creek
Secondary: Stokes Mine
Secondary: Last Chance
Secondary: Bray Mine
Secondary: Antimony Millsite
Secondary: Quito Claim
Secondary: Antimony King Mine
Secondary: Pine Mine
District: Big Creek District
Land ownership: National Forest
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: Private Lease
Owner Name: Donald Colson
Info Year: 1984
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1907
Discovery Year: 1890
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Production): PAST PROD.:454 MT SB METAL(NV DIR. BIB. REF. #376). SOME PRODUCTION APPARENTLY COMBINED WITH OR REPORTED AS OUTPUT FROM THE DRY CANYON ANTIMONY MINE.
Comment (Geology): IN LITHOLOGY, OTHER REFERS TO FRACTURING.
Comment (Location): GENERAL LOCATION IS ABOUT 12 KM SW OF AUSTIN. NO MILL ON SITE. SEE AUSTIN GOLD VENTURE FOR GENERAL COMMENTS (0320150647).
Comment (Ownership): LESSEE FMC CORP., RENO, NV (1984).
Comment (Deposit): GENERAL SIZE OF ORE BODY IS SMALL.
Reference (Deposit): TOIYABE NATIONAL FOREST.
Reference (Deposit): PART OF THE TOIYABE RANGE, NEVADA, ADMINISTERED AS
Reference (Deposit): UNPUBLISHED REPORT, AREAS OF DEVELOPMENT INTEREST IN THAT
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 9035, P. 69.
Reference (Deposit): OF MINES & GEOLOGY BULLETIN 88, 1977, 106 PP.
Reference (Deposit): MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA. NEVADA BUREAU
Reference (Deposit): STEWART, J. H., E. H. MCKEE, AND H. K. STAGER. GEOLOGY AND
Reference (Deposit): OF MINES & GEOLOGY BULLETIN 61, 1963, 248 PP.
Reference (Deposit): LAWRENCE, E. F. ANTIMONY DEPOSITS IN NEVADA. NEVADA BUREAU
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.