The Black Butte Bonanza is a gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,709 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.
Elevation: 5,709 Feet (1,740 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.7472, -117.17470
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Black Butte Bonanza MRDS details
Primary: Black Butte Bonanza
Secondary: Black Butte Extension Claim
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: 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
Reference (Deposit): RANSOM, F. L., 1909, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOLDFIELD,
Reference (Deposit): NEVADA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 66, PLATE 1, NO. 45.
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.