The Petrulas Mine is a silver mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,320 feet.
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Elevation: 7,320 Feet (2,231 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.9322, -115.60030
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Petrulas Mine MRDS details
Primary: Petrulas Mine
Secondary: Kathleen Claim No. 1
Secondary: Kathleen Shaft
Secondary: Middle Tunnel
Secondary: Ida Claim
District: Freiberg District
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: Petrulas Brothers
Info Year: 1937
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
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
Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 73, 1970, P. 172.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES OPEN-FILE REPORT MLA 69-85, 1985.
Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. REPORT 46, 1991, P. 10.
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.