Dead Camel Mtns

The Dead Camel Mtns is a magnesite mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,160 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: Dead Camel Mtns  

State:  Nevada

County:  Churchill

Elevation: 4,160 Feet (1,268 Meters)

Commodity: Magnesite

Lat, Long: 39.425, -119.07920

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Satelite image of the Dead Camel Mtns

Dead Camel Mtns MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Dead Camel Mtns
Secondary: Unnamed Magnesia Alum Deposit


Primary: Magnesite


State: Nevada
County: Churchill

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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
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General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

Mineral Deposit Model

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Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 750, 1925, P. 79-86.

Reference (Deposit): MINOBRAS, 1973, NEVADA INDUSTRIAL MINERALS, P. 6.

Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 83, 1974, P. 52.

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: Gold Districts of Nevada.