The Bentley Prospects is a gold mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,499 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
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: 5,499 Feet (1,676 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 38.9325, -119.60889
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Bentley Prospects MRDS details
Primary: Bentley Prospects
Secondary: Payday No. 1 and Wilson
Land ownership: Federal
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 indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Name: Metasedimentary Rock
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Comment (Workings): PORTALS 1,200 FT N 70 E APART. PAYDAY NO. 1 IS WESTERN MOST, 170 FT LONG, AT WHICH POINT IS A DECLINE AND UNMAPPED CONTINUATION. WILSON IS 190 FT LONG. BOTH NEARLY STRAIGHT.
Comment (Deposit): MAPPED BY MOLL AND NELSON, 4/08/69 AS PART OF THE NATIONAL FALLOUT UPDATING SURVEY. PROPERTY DESIGNATED NATIONAL FALLOUT FACILITY NO. 05084 ; INFO.SRC : 2 UNPUB REPT
Reference (Deposit): UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON FILE AT THE NEV. BUREAU OF MINES FILE