Old Democrat Mine

The Old Democrat Mine is a gold mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,919 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.

Mine Info

Name: Old Democrat Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 5,919 Feet (1,804 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.6919, -114.52360

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Old Democrat Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Old Democrat Mine
Secondary: Caliente Cobalt Mining Co
Secondary: Old Democrat Claim
Secondary: Advance Claim
Secondary: Gold Stake Claim


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Uranium
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper


State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Chief District

Land Status

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.


Type: Patented


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Owner Name: Caliente Cobalt Mining Co.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1936


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1934
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 81, 1973, P. 73.

Reference (Deposit): FIG. 2.

Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 73, 1970, TABLE 29, P. 169

Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 26, 1936, P. 18-26;

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: Gold Districts of Nevada.