The Nevada Superior is a lead mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,667 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: 6,667 Feet (2,032 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.6928, -118.54940
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Nevada Superior MRDS details
Primary: Nevada Superior
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.
Type: Fee Ownership
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: Rogers, Gus
Company ID: 2601460
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1905
Discovery Year: 1885
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): THE MINERALIZED ZONE EXTENDS LATERALLY ALMOST 2 MILES TO THE ANTELOPE MINE. THE AMOUNT OF MINERALIZATION BETWEEN THE SUPERIOR AND ANTELOPE MINES IS UNKNOWN. BOTH MINES APPEAR TO BE ALONG THE SAME VEIN.
Comment (Production): THE LAST YEAR OF PRODUCTION WAS SOMETIME BETWEEN 1935-1942.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): COLUMN ONE REFERS TO OXIDIZED ORE, COLUMN TWO TO SULFIDE ORE WHICH OCCURS AT DEPTH.
Reference (Deposit): OF MINES OPEN-FILE REPORT MLA 7-93, P. 95.
Reference (Deposit): MILLER, M.S., 1993, EMIGRANT TRAIL STUDY AREA, U.S. BUREAU
Reference (Deposit): APRIL 1943
Reference (Deposit): WAR MINERALS REPORT, SUPERIOR MINE, PERSHING CO., NEV.,
Reference (Deposit): NEV., NEV. BUMINES BULL. 89, PP 44-48, 1977
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING CO.,
Reference (Deposit): V. 1, PP. 16, 27
Reference (Deposit): MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, N. NEVADA AND NW UTAH, SUMMARY OF
Reference (Deposit): GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF 1955-1961, SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., 1964
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.