The Mount Comet Shaft is a lead mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,251 feet.
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Elevation: 7,251 Feet (2,210 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.8828, -114.59970
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Mount Comet Shaft MRDS details
Primary: Mount Comet Shaft
District: Comet District
Owner Name: Pan American Mining Co.
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1937
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Unknown: Manganese Ox-Hydrous
Reference (Deposit): NEW MEXICO, SOCORRO, NM, P. 76.
Reference (Deposit): DISTRICT, LINCOLN COUNTY, NEVADA: MS THESIS, UNIV. OF
Reference (Deposit): FITCH, D.C., 1964, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE COMET
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.