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Snoreen Company

The Snoreen Company is a silica mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 1,362 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: Snoreen Company  

State:  Nevada

County:  Clark

Elevation: 1,362 Feet (415 Meters)

Commodity: Silica

Lat, Long: 36.4994, -114.47440

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Snoreen Company MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Snoreen Company
Secondary: Snoreen & Son Co. Pit.


Primary: Silica


State: Nevada
County: Clark

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.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
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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Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES REPORT 45, 1989, P. 11.

Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 55, 1954, P. 4, 6.

Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 62, 1965, P. 209.

Reference (Deposit): MINOBRAS NEV. INDUST. MINERALS, 1973, P. 11.

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 at Gold Districts of Nevada.