Rosebud Hg Prospect

The Rosebud Hg Prospect is a mercury mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,401 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: Rosebud Hg Prospect  

State:  Nevada

County:  Churchill

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Commodity: Mercury

Lat, Long: 39.9342, -118.06530

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Rosebud Hg Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Rosebud Hg Prospect
Secondary: Rosebud Prospect
Secondary: De Kinder Property


Primary: Mercury


State: Nevada
County: Churchill
District: Table Mountain

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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1941
Discovery Year: 1927
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Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

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Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 41, 1944, P. 51-52.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES RI 5285, 1956, P. 36, 38-39.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES IC 8252, 1965, P. 275; TABLE 24, P. 296.

Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 83, 1974, P. 84.

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 at Gold Districts of Nevada.