The Lahontan Claim Group is a mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,259 feet.
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Elevation: 4,259 Feet (1,298 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.0408, -118.16310
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Lahontan Claim Group MRDS details
Primary: Lahontan Claim Group
Secondary: Lahontan Anomaly
Secondary: American Ore Co., Sec.16
Type: Located Claim
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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
Comment (Deposit): ALSO INCLUDES: HALF MILE PIT AND AMERICAN ORE CO.,SECTION 10 AMERICAN ORE CO.,SECTION 16 & 22
Reference (Deposit): MOORE L,1971, USBM IC 8511
Reference (Deposit): STEPHENSON EL, 1953, PRIVATE MAPS(2) LAHONTAN ANOMALY, DECEM
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.