The Bentley Mine is a lead mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,050 feet.
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Elevation: 6,050 Feet (1,844 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.6022, -117.06810
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Bentley Mine MRDS details
Primary: Bentley Mine
Secondary: Buckingham Mine
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): DENTIAL REPORT).
Reference (Deposit): THAT COULD SUPPLY ZINC CONCENTRATES TO A PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Reference (Deposit): GAGE, H. L., 1941, SOME FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC LEAD-ZINC MINES
Reference (Deposit): MINES AND GEOLOGY. BULL. 88, 1977, PAGE 68.
Reference (Deposit): MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA. NEV BUR OF
Reference (Deposit): STEWART, J.H., E. H. MC KEE, H. K. STAGER. GEOLOGY AND
Reference (Deposit): 594, PAGE 81.
Reference (Deposit): CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWESTERN NEVADA. U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL
Reference (Deposit): HILL, J. M., 1915, SOME MINING DISTRICTS IN NORTHWESTERN
Reference (Deposit): NEVADA. BONNEVILLE POWER ADMIN., PAGES 204-205. (CONFI-
Reference (Deposit): ELECTROLYTIC ZINC INDUSTRY/ VIII. THE LEAD-ZINC MINES OF
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.