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May Claim

The May Claim is a silver mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,650 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: May Claim  

State:  Nevada

County:  Esmeralda

Elevation: 5,650 Feet (1,722 Meters)

Commodity: Silver

Lat, Long: 37.3458, -117.37310

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Satelite image of the May Claim

May Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: May Claim
Secondary: Hornsilver May Co. Shaft
Secondary: May Fraction Claim


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Esmeralda
District: Hornsilver District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Not available


Production

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Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): WEED, W.H., 1922, THE MINES HANDBOOK, VOL. XV, P. 1225.

Reference (Deposit): LINCOLN, F.C., 1923, MINING DISTRICTS AND MINERAL RESOURCES

Reference (Deposit): OF NEVADA: NEVADA NEWSLETTER PUBLISHING CO., RENO, NV.


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.