The Baker is a silver mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,719 feet.
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Elevation: 6,719 Feet (2,048 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.4786, -117.07280
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Baker MRDS details
Secondary: Baker Incline, Extension
Secondary: April Fool Claim
Secondary: S.C. Baker Patent, Mine
Secondary: Baker Mine
Secondary: First East Ext. of the S.C. Baker
District: Reese River District
Land ownership: National Forest
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: Located Claim
Owner Name: David E And Lynne H. Carly/ Austin Resources Inc.
Info Year: 1990
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
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): ANOMALOUS ANTIMONY
Reference (Deposit): TOIYABE NATIONAL FOREST.
Reference (Deposit): PART OF THE TOIYABE RANGE, NEVADA, ADMINISTERED AS
Reference (Deposit): UNPUBLISHED REPORT, AREAS OF DEVELOPMENT INTEREST IN THAT
Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLIGCAL SURVEY BULLETIN 997, 1953, PLATES 2 AND 4.
Reference (Deposit): JOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 43RD CONGRESS, P. 116.
Reference (Deposit): STATES AND TERRITORIES WEST OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS:
Reference (Deposit): RAYMOND, R.W., 1872, STATISTICS OF MINES AND MINING IN THE
Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 594, 1915, P. 102, PLATE XI.
Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES & GEOLOGY BULLETIN 88, 1977, P. 92.
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.