Pflum Mine

The Pflum Mine is a antimony mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,079 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Pflum Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 6,079 Feet (1,853 Meters)

Commodity: Antimony

Lat, Long: 40.5425, -118.13420

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Pflum Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pflum Mine
Secondary: Star Cyn
Secondary: Honey Bunny
Secondary: Last Chance Mine


Primary: Antimony
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Tin


State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Star

Land Status

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.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Comment (Location): ALSO IN SECTION 24


Reference (Deposit): USGS GEOL MAP GQ-666, 1967, 1-62,500

Reference (Deposit): GSA BULL. V. 50, 1939, P 615

Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR OF MINES BULL 61, 1963, P 175, PLS 1 & 10, FIG 54

Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR OF MINES BULL 89, 19778 PL 2A

Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.