Boss Mine

The Boss Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada.

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: Boss Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Esmeralda


Commodity: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 38.0783, -117.64310

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Boss Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Boss Mine


Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


State: Nevada
County: Esmeralda

Land Status

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Owner Name: Wes Construction

Owner Name: Ebco Enterprises
Company ID: 2602002
Info Year: 1989

Owner Name: Leader Mining Corp.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Canada
Info Year: 1995

Owner Name: Leader Mining International Inc.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Canada
Info Year: 1994
Years: 1996 -


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Leach
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Open Pit
Milling Method: Heap Leach-Carbon Column-Merrill-Crowe
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): P21.

Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, SPE. PUB. 10, 1990,

Reference (Reserve-Resource): COMPANIES, P233.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1996/97, U.S. MINES & MINING

Reference (Reserve-Resource): COMPANIES, P310.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1994/95, U.S. MINES & MINING

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.