Hoosier Mine

Occurrence in Nye county in Nevada, United States with commodities Arsenic, Mercury, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10125150
MAS/MILS ID 0320232013
Record type Site
Current site name Hoosier Mine
Alternate or previous names Ledger Consolidated

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -117.04672, 38.53213 (WGS84)
Elevation 2316
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Nye

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 008 N 044 E 22 S2 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Arsenic Tertiary
Mercury Tertiary
Silver Primary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -117.04672, 38.53213

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Manhattan District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Mary, Anne, And Elizabeth Mcintosh, Paw Paw, Michigan
    Interest 100
    Year 1988

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0320232013

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    AREAS OF DEVELOPMENT INTEREST IN THAT PART OF THE TOQUIMA

  • Deposit

    RANGE, NEVADA, ADMINISTERED AS TOIYABE NATIONAL FOREST.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THOS HOSSIER MINE CONSISTS OF SIX PATENTED CLAIMS NAMED LEDGER, AND LEDGER NOS. 1-5. IT WAS PATENTED IN 1917 AND KNOWN AS THE LEDGER CONSOLIDATED LODE. ONE SAMPLE HAD 12.5 PPM MERCURY AND 1 SAMPLE HAD 3000 PPM ARSENIC.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 23-MAR-95 Schmauch, Steven W. U.S. Bureau of Mines