The Culverwell Mine is a gold mine located in Lincoln 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: 37.4122, -114.47310
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Culverwell Mine MRDS details
Primary: Culverwell Mine
Secondary: Johnson Mine
Secondary: Tom & Jerry Mine
District: Pennsylvania District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Fisher Watt Mining Co.
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1987
Owner Name: Mineop Corp.
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1979
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Leach
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1871
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): OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1986, P. 42.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. DIV. MINE INSPECTION, 1987, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE
Reference (Deposit): OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1978, P. 30.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. DIV. MINE INSPECTION, 1979, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE
Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLEITN 73, 1970, TABLE 32, P. 172
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.