The Spring Valley is a gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,600 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: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.3431, -118.11530
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Spring Valley MRDS details
Primary: Spring Valley
Secondary: Spring Valley Millsite
Secondary: Spring Valley Venture
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: Dow James Minerals Inc
Company ID: 2601654
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1982
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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 (Location): LOCATION OF MINE DETERMINED BY PERSONAL TELEPHONE CONVERSATION WITH MINE PERSONNEL. ALSO IN SECTIONS 31, 34 AND 36.
Reference (Deposit): OF MINE INSPECTION, 1983, 60 PP.
Reference (Deposit): ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1982, COMPILED BY DIVISION
Reference (Deposit): STATE OF NEVADA. DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE OPERATIONS
Reference (Deposit): EMJ INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORY, 1980, P.203.
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.