The Slate Range Mine is a mercury mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 37.4, -117.23330
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Slate Range Mine MRDS details
Primary: Slate Range Mine
Secondary: Pope Claims
Owner Name: General Mercury Corp.
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1969
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): MINE LOCATION IS REPORTED AS 9 MILES SW OF LIDA JUNCTION; EXACT LOCATION IS UNKNOWN.
Reference (Deposit): NO. 7, P. 5.
Reference (Deposit): OPERATION AS OF JULY 1, 1969: STATE INSPECTOR OF MINES,
Reference (Deposit): GALLAGHER, M.J., 1969, NEVADA MINES, MILLS, AND SMELTERS IN
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.