King Summit Mine

The King Summit Mine is a gold mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,760 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: King Summit Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Churchill

Elevation: 4,760 Feet (1,451 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.2692, -118.34720

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King Summit Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: King Summit Mine
Secondary: Apex
Secondary: Wall St.
Secondary: Double Ender
Secondary: Tacoma
Secondary: Legal Tender
Secondary: Gold Top
Secondary: Woman of Peace
Secondary: Queen Group
Secondary: Cats Fiddle
Secondary: Twilight
Secondary: Neglect
Secondary: P & M
Secondary: Homestake
Secondary: Dan Tucker Mine
Secondary: Northern Dipper
Secondary: First Chance
Secondary: Tramp
Secondary: Summit King Mines, Ltd.
Secondary: Sunflower
Secondary: May Day
Secondary: Summit King Placer
Secondary: Double Dipper
Secondary: Man O War
Secondary: Noble Fraction


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


State: Nevada
County: Churchill
District: Sand Springs

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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: Patented


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1905
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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Comment (Location): CLAIM GROUP ALSO IN SECS. 1, 2, 10, 11, AND 12, T. 16 N., R. 32 3., AND SECS. 7 AND 8, T. 16 N., R. 33 3.


Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 83, 1974, P. 80-81.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES IC 7093, 1940, P. 40-41.

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.