The Florence is a gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,699 feet.
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Elevation: 5,699 Feet (1,737 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.7103, -117.22000
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Florence MRDS details
Secondary: Florence Claim
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.
Owner Name: Florence Goldfield Mining Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): SEARLS, FRED, JR., 1948, A CONTRIBUTION TO THE PUBLISHED
Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 303, P. 22-24.
Reference (Deposit): BULLFROG, AND OTHER MINING DISTRICTS IN SOUTHERN NEVADA:
Reference (Deposit): RANSOM, F. L., 1907, PRELIMINARY ACCOUNTY OF GOLDFIELD,
Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULL. 61, P. 65; PLATE 1, NO. 53.
Reference (Deposit): LAWRENCE, E. F., 1963, ANTIMONY DEPOSITS OF NEVADA: NEV.
Reference (Deposit): NEVADA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 66, PLATE 1, NO.254.
Reference (Deposit): SURVEY BULL. 260, 620 P.
Reference (Deposit): RANSOM, F. L., 1909, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOLDFIELD,
Reference (Deposit): IN CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, 1904: U.S. GEOL.
Reference (Deposit): SPURR, J. E., 1905, THE ORES OF GOLDFIELD, NEV., P. 132-139,
Reference (Deposit): NEVADA: UNIV. OF NEVADA BULLETIN, VOL. XLII, NO. 5, P. 15.
Reference (Deposit): INFORMATION ON THE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOLDFIELD,
Reference (Deposit): GEOL. BULL. 78, PLATE 2, NO. 34.
Reference (Deposit): DEPOSITS OF ESMERALDA COUNTY, NEVADA: NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND
Reference (Deposit): ALBERS, J. P., AND STEWART, J. H., 1972, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL
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.