The Kingston Group is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,999 feet.
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Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.2275, -117.13440
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Kingston Group MRDS details
Primary: Kingston Group
Secondary: Sumich Mine
Secondary: Victorine Mine
Secondary: Kingston Mine
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Type: Federal Lease
Owner Name: Consolidated Nevada Goldfields Inc.
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1996
Years: 1986 - 1994
Description: Gold Production 25131 Oz/Yr
Description: Ore Production 192556 Mt/Yr
Description: Gold Production 35000 Oz/Yr
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Milling Method: Leach-Precipitation
Year First Production: 1989
Discovery Year: 1986
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/MILL CLOSED 1989; PROPERTY HAS BEEN RECLAIMED. MAS SEQ# 0320159025 KINGSTON MILL, WAS THE MILL FOR THIS PROPERTY.
Reference (Deposit): IC AND PROXY STATEMENT, JUNE 28, 1996, P28.
Reference (Deposit): CONSOLIDATED NEVADA GOLDFIELDS CORP. NOTICE AND MANAGEMENT
Reference (Deposit): CONSOLIDATED NEVADA GOLDFIELDS CORP. FORM 20-F, 06/30/95.
Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 88, 1977, P. 84
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 1356, 1973, P. 43
Reference (Deposit): US BUREAU OF MINES, IC 7043, 1939, PP. 57-58
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.