The Boulder Hill Mine is a silver mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,679 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: 5,679 Feet (1,731 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver
Lat, Long: 38.69611, -119.34056
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Boulder Hill Mine MRDS details
Primary: Boulder Hill Mine
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site #4281
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 indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.
Owner Name: Saga Exploration Co.
Home Office: Box 6479 Reno, Nv. 89513
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Local Faulting
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Comment (Geology): THE MINE IS BEST KNOWN BECAUSE OF 2 LARGE FLUORITE-BEARING JASPEROID MASSES THAT CROP OUT ON THE SLOPE ABOVE THE MINE ABOUT 1200 FEET SOUTHWEST AND 2200 FEET TO THE SOUTH. THE JASPEROID MASSES CAP THE LOWER UNITS.
Comment (Deposit): NBMG SAMPLE #4281, FROM THE DUMPS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SHAFT AND ADIT, CONSISTED OF CRUSHED LIMESTONE AND SILICIFIED GOUGE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Development): ECON.COM: SMALL AMOUNT OF AG PRODUCTION.
Comment (Workings): SHAFT AND ADIT WITH EXTENSIVE ROAD BUILDING AND DOZING ABOVE AND TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE MINE. SEVERAL OLD BUILDINGS STILL STANDING AT THE MINE.
Reference (Deposit): MOORE, J. G., 1969 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LYON, DOUGLAS AND ORMSBY COUNTIES, NEV., NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES, BULLETIN 75 .
Reference (Deposit): BOULDER HILL MINE, WELLINGTON DISTRICT, DOUGLAS COUNTY, QUADE, JACK, SAMPLE SITE VISIT 6/30/89, NBMG UNPUBLISHED MINING DISTRICT FILES (TINGLEY FILES).