Bovie-Lew Placers

The Bovie-Lew Placers is a gold mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,879 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.

Mine Info

Name: Bovie-Lew Placers  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 4,879 Feet (1,487 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 38.9986, -119.31610

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Bovie-Lew Placers MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bovie-Lew Placers
Secondary: Guild-Bovard Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas


Land Status

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 indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: John P. Bielaski And Others
Info Year: 1977

Owner Name: Nathan S. Schartz Placer Dredging Exploration
Info Year: 1977


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): MINE EXTENDS INTO SEC. 17; OTHER PITS IN SEC. 17 AND IN SEC. 5 TO THE NORTH (LINCOLN FLAT 7.5-MIN. TOPO MAP).


References

Reference (Deposit): JUNE 30, 1978, P. 12.

Reference (Deposit): TIONS ACTIVE DURING 1977. NEVADA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION,

Reference (Deposit): STATE INSPECTOR OF MINES, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE OPERA-