The Desert Queen Mine is a gold mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,199 feet.
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Elevation: 4,199 Feet (1,280 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.7981, -118.88500
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Desert Queen Mine MRDS details
Primary: Desert Queen Mine
Secondary: Desert Queen
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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
Comment (Location): NOTE: THE DESERT PEAK 7.5-MIN. TOPO MAP SHOWS OTHER WORKINGS IN THE SW/4 SEC. 6 AND NW/4 SEC. 7, T. 22 N., R. 28 E., WHICH MAY BE PART OF THIS MINE.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 83, 1974, P. 66-67.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES IC 7093, 1940, P. 19.
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.