The Slaven Canyon Property is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,906 feet.
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Elevation: 5,906 Feet (1,800 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.5003, -116.73330
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Slaven Canyon Property MRDS details
Primary: Slaven Canyon Property
Secondary: Slaven Canyon Alta
District: Battle Mountain District
Land ownership: Unknown
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
Type: Private Lease
Owner Name: Alta Gold Co.
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1996
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1990
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): AS OF 12/31/95 ALTA HAS NO PLANS TO DEVELOP THIS PROPERTY. THIS PROPERTY IS LOCATED ABOUR 15 MILES SE OF BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV. THE MILS LAT/LONG IS ONLY APPROX USING A FUTURE MAIN ENT AS A REF POINT. THE ORE BODY SHOULD BE WITHIN A FEW MILES OF THE LAT/LONG. ACCURATE DATA WILL BE ENTERED WHEN AVAILABLE. DO NOT GET THIS PROPERTY CONFUSSED WITH SLAVEN CANYON, SEQ# 0320150782, (URANERZ). IT IS IN THE SAME AREA, WITHIN A MILE OR SO THE MILS LAT/LONG. WHEN BETTER DATA IS AVAILABLE THIS WILL BE CORRECTED. ALSO PROPERTY 0320150324, SLAVEN CANYON (BARITE) MINE IS LOCATED CLOSE, WITH IN A MILE OR TWO, TO BOTH ALTA & URANERZ SLAVEN CANYON PROPERTIES. PROPERTY CONSISTS OF 172 UNPATENTED MINING CLAIMS, OVER 3650 AC. & THREE (3) MINING LEASES OF 1000 AC.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): ADIT DELETED, 96/08, AS OF 1995 ALTA GOLD COMPANY DOES NOT CONSIDER THESE RESERVES IN THEIR TOTAL OXIDE MINERALIZATION MINEABLE INVENTORY. THEY ARE NOT CONSIDERED BY ALTA TO BE PROVEN AND PROBABLE RESERVES. SEE ALTA 1995 ANNUAL REPORT, PP. 18, 19.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): PRIOR TO 1995 ALTA GOLD COMPANY INCLUDED THESE RESERVES IN THEIR TOTAL OXIDE MINERALIZATION MINEABLE INVENTORY. ALTA SITES RECENT STUDIES TO SUGGEST MORE WORK IS NEEDED BEFORE FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF PROPERTY. ALTA NO LONGER CONSIDERS THESE PROVEN &/OR PROBABLE RESERVES. SEE BIB REF 001.
Reference (Reserve-Resource): AMERICAN MINES HANDBOOK, 1996, P17.
Reference (Reserve-Resource): RANDOL, MINES DIRECTORY, 1996/1997, U.S. MINES AND MINING
Reference (Reserve-Resource): COMPANIES, P272.
Reference (Deposit): ALTA GOLD COMPANY, 1995 ANN RPT, P18, 19.
Reference (Deposit): RANDOL, MINES DIRECTORY, 1994/95, U.S. MINES AND MINING
Reference (Deposit): COMPANIES, P350.
Reference (Deposit): 1995/96, NEVADA MINES DIRECTORY, PP.1, 2, 26.
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.