The Erway Property is a mercury mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,239 feet.
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Elevation: 4,239 Feet (1,292 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.8039, -118.99720
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Erway Property MRDS details
Primary: Erway Property
Secondary: Erway Quicksilver
District: Leete District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1943
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 (Location): NUMEROUS PROSPECTS ARE SHOWN IN SEC. 6 ON THE DESERT PEAK 7.5- MIN. TOPO MAP.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 83, 1974, P. 78.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES IC 8252, 1965, TABLE 24, P. 297.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 41, 1944, P. 51.
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.