The Blue Metal is a corundum mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,200 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: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Corundum
Lat, Long: 38.985, -119.37810
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Blue Metal MRDS details
Primary: Blue Metal
Secondary: Blue Metal Prospect
Secondary: Blue Danube Mine
Secondary: Blue Metal Group
Land ownership: Unknown
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: Prospect
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 (Location): LOCATED POSSIBLY IN SECTION 13
Reference (Deposit): MINOBRAS: NEV. IND. MIN. (1973), P. 12.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES RI 3895, 1946, 7 P.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES RI 4298, 1948, 3 P.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 71, 1969, P. 36.