The Groom is a lead mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,640 feet.
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Elevation: 5,640 Feet (1,719 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.3461, -115.76750
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Groom MRDS details
Secondary: Groom Mine
District: Groom 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: Vincent D. Miller, Inc.
Home Office: Washington
Info Year: 1969
Owner Name: Dan Sheahan
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1956
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1915
Discovery Year: 1864
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: M
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): THE LENGTH AND WIDTH OF THE ORE BODY GIVEN IS A MAXIMUM, NOT AN AVERAGE.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): ZINC IS PRESENT IN VARYING AMOUNTS FROM A TRACE TO 22 PCT. THE FIGURE FOR ZINC GIVEN ON QUANTITY SHEET WOULD SEEM TO BE WRONG. FROM ORE RESERVES AND POTENTIAL RESOURCES BY ORE TYPE AND DEPOSIT.
Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 73, 1970, P. 149.
Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 42, 1945, P. 35-45.
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.