Mammoth Prospect

The Mammoth Prospect is a gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,840 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: Mammoth Prospect  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 5,840 Feet (1,780 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.7686, -117.66060

Map: View on Google Maps

Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.

Satelite image of the Mammoth Prospect

Mammoth Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mammoth Prospect
Secondary: Midway Group
Secondary: Midway Group Mine New Day


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Silver


State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Washiki District

Land Status

Not available


Not available


Not available


Not available


Not available


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

Not available


Not available


Not available


Not available


Not available

Analytical Data

Not available


Not available


Comment (Location): ALSO IN SECTION 2.


Reference (Deposit): MILLER, 1996, MLA REPORT IN PREPARATION.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MAP GQ-656, 1967, 1/62,500.

Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 89, 1977, P. 101, PLATE 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: Gold Districts of Nevada.