The Lone Tree Complex is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,577 feet.
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Elevation: 5,577 Feet (1,700 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.5514, -116.72500
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Lone Tree Complex MRDS details
Primary: Lone Tree Complex
Secondary: Mule Canyon Mine
District: Battle Mountain District
Land ownership: Mixed
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Type: Private Lease
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corp.
Home Office: New Mexico
Info Year: 1996
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Leach
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Open Pit
Milling Method: Heap Leach-Agglomerate-Merrill-Crowe
Year First Production: 1996
Discovery Year: 1986
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Reserve-Resource): TOTAL DEMONSTRATED RESOURCES; PROVEN + PROBABLE RESERVES + MEASURED + INDICATED MINERALIZED MATERIAL, 12/31/96, WT AVG GRADE, ADIT CAPACITY UNK: SEE COMBINED ADIT CAPACITY IN LONE TREE MAS FILE SEQ #0320130514:
Comment (Economic Factors): MINING WILL LAST APPROXIMATELY ONE YEAR AT EXPECTED MINING RATE OF 11M MT/YR.
Comment (Production): SEE MAS FILE SEQ #0320130514, LONE TREE MINE FOR COMBINED PRODUCTION DATA:
Comment (Location): APPROXIMATE LOCATION 3 MILES SOUTH EAST OF MULE CANYON ON USGS MULE CANYON TOPO MAP 7.5 MIN IN SECTION 18. PART OF THE LONE TREE COMPLEX: INCLUDES LONE TREE MINE: TRENTON CANYON: AND LONE TREE FLOTATION PLANT PROJECT:
Reference (Deposit): MINING ENGINEERING, SEPT., 1996, PP. 30-43.
Reference (Deposit): SANTA FE PACIFIC GOLD CORP., NEWS RELEASE, OCT 30, 1996.
Reference (Deposit): THE MINING RECORD, VOL., 107, #50, DEC., 11, 1996, P5.
Reference (Deposit): PAYDIRT, #691, JAN. 1997, P13.
Reference (Deposit): THE MINING RECORD, VOL 107, #34, AUG. 21, 1996, PP. 1, 6.
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHWESTERN PAYDIRT, OCT, 1996, #688, P18.
Reference (Deposit): AMERICAN MINES HANDBOOK, 1996, P213.
Reference (Reserve-Resource): SANTA FE PACIFIC GOLD CORP., 1996 FORM 10-K, PP. 5, 7, 13.
Reference (Reserve-Resource): SANTA FE PACIFIC GOLD CORP., 1995 FORM 10-K PP. 17-18.
Reference (Reserve-Resource): COMPANIES, P260.
Reference (Reserve-Resource): RANDOL MINES DIRECTORY, 1996/97, U.S. MINES & MINING
Reference (Reserve-Resource): 1995/96, NEVADA MINES DIRECTORY, P 18.
Reference (Deposit): PR NEWSWIRE, OCT., 30, 1996, P1.
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.