Black Jack Mine

The Black Jack Mine is a mercury mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,640 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: Black Jack Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 6,640 Feet (2,024 Meters)

Commodity: Mercury

Lat, Long: 40.5217, -118.21000

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Black Jack Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Jack Mine
Secondary: Eldorado Mine
Secondary: Ruby


Primary: Mercury


State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Imlay District

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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1913
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

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Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR MINES BULL. 41, 1944, P. 172, PL. 1

Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR MINES BULL. 89, 1977, P. 59, PL. 2A

Reference (Deposit): USGS GEOL MAP, GQ-666, 1957, 1/62500

Reference (Deposit): NEV UNIV BULL., V. 38, NO. 5, 1944, P. 172-173

Reference (Deposit): USBM IC 6902, 1936, P. 16

Reference (Deposit): USBM IC 8252, 1965, P. 239

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.