The Dry Canyon Mine is a antimony mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,808 feet.
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Elevation: 7,808 Feet (2,380 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.3878, -117.11060
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Dry Canyon Mine MRDS details
Primary: Dry Canyon Mine
Secondary: Antimony No. 4
Secondary: Quito Claim
District: Big Creek District
Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Owner Name: Mary J. Bray
Info Year: 1958
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-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
Comment (Deposit): GENERAL LOCATION: ABOUT 13 KM SW OF AUSTIN. GENERAL SIZE OF ORE BODY: SMALL PAST PROD.: 272 T OF 55% SB (1245);SOME PRODUCTION COMBINED WITH OR REPORTED AS OUTPUT FROM ANTIMONY KING (LAST CHANCE) MINE. NO MILL SEE AUSTIN GOLD VENTURE (0320150647) FOR MINERAL INFORMATION.
Reference (Deposit): TOIYABE NATIONAL FOREST.
Reference (Deposit): PART OF THE TOIYABE RANGE, NEVADA, ADMINISTERED AS
Reference (Deposit): UNPUBLISHED REPORT, AREAS OF DEVELOPMENT INTEREST IN THAT
Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF MINES & GEOLOGY BULLETIN 88, 1977, 106 PP.
Reference (Deposit): AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA. NEVADA
Reference (Deposit): STEWART, J. H., E. H. MCKEE, AND H. K. STAGER. GEOLOGY AND
Reference (Deposit): OF MINES & GEOLOGY BULLETIN 61, 1963, 248 PP.
Reference (Deposit): LAWRENCE, E. F. ANTIMONY DEPOSITS IN NEVADA. NEVADA BUREAU
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.