The Pioche Bristol Mine is a zinc, silver, and lead mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,319 feet.
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Elevation: 6,319 Feet (1,926 Meters)
Commodity: Zinc, Silver, Lead
Lat, Long: 37.92, -114.46000
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Pioche Bristol Mine MRDS details
Primary: Pioche Bristol Mine
Secondary: Cutt Property
Secondary: Pioche-Bristol Mine
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Pioche Bristol Mining Co.
Home Office: Nevada
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 (Deposit): VEIN STRIKES N55E, DIPS 70S, AND CROPS OUT FOR 750 FT. ORE IS ARGENTIFEROUS GALENA AND CERUSSITE. COUNTRY ROCK IS THE HIGHLAND PEAR LIMESTONE.
Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 73, 1970, P. 138.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 171, 1932, P. 72-73.
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.