The Davis Claims is a fluorine-fluorite mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 8,199 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 8,199 Feet (2,499 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.0439, -115.74030
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Davis Claims MRDS details
Primary: Davis Claims
Secondary: Jackpot Group
Secondary: El Cortez
Secondary: Flour Bell
Secondary: Quo-Vadis Prospect
Secondary: Shannon Queen Prospect
Secondary: Steele Group
Land ownership: National Forest
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: Located Claim
Owner Name: Wood, Norman E.
Home Office: P. O. Box 2692, Great Falls, Mt
Info Year: 1981
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
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): STEPHENSON,E.L.,1953, WELCH FLUORSPAR,REPORT TO STANDARD
Reference (Deposit): SLAG CO.
Reference (Deposit): PAPKE,K.G.,1979,FLUORSPAR IN NEVADA,NEV.BUMINES BULL. 93
Reference (Deposit): HORTON,R.C., 1961,INVENTORY OF FLUORSPAR IN NEVADA, NEV.BUR.
Reference (Deposit): MINES REPORT NO.1
Reference (Deposit): HORTON,R.C., 1962,FLUORSPAR OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA;NEVADA BUR
Reference (Deposit): MINES MAP NO.3
Reference (Deposit): SAINSBURRY,C.L.AND KLEINHAMPLE,F.J.,1969,USGS BULL.1272-C
Reference (Deposit): BENSON,W.T., 1950, WELCH FLUORSPAR,USBM PRELIMINARY REPORT
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.