Golden Butte Mine

The Golden Butte Mine is a gold mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,218 feet.

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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: Golden Butte Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 7,218 Feet (2,200 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.8811, -115.06250

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Golden Butte Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Golden Butte Mine
Secondary: Alta Bay Ventures
Secondary: Golden Butte Ventures


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Egan Mountain


Land Status

Land ownership: Unknown
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.


Holdings

Type: Unknown


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Echo Bay Mines Ltd.
Info Year: 1996

Owner Name: Alta Gold Co.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1996
Years: 1991 -


Production

Year: 1993
Description: Gold 163 Oz/Yr
Year: 1992
Description: Gold 1073 Oz/Yr
Year: 1991
Description: Gold (Orebody Depleted) 4462 Oz/Yr
Year: 1990
Description: Gold 13568 Oz/Yr


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Leach
Plant Subtype: Precipitation
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Open Pit
Milling Method: Leach-Precipitation
Year First Production: 1989
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Ownership): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1994/95, U.S. MINES AND MINING

Reference (Deposit): 1990, P15.

Reference (Deposit): NEVADA STATE MINE INSPECTOR'S OFFICE, INTERVIEW, 1990.

Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, SPECIAL PUBLICATION 10,

Reference (Deposit): 36-39, "A RECORD YEAR FOR NEVADA GOLD", CARTER, R.A..

Reference (Ownership): COMPANIES, P.325.

Reference (Deposit): ENGINEERING & MINING JOURNAL, V 191, NO 6, JUNE, 1990, PP.


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.