Smithsonite Mine

Past Producer in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Molybdenum, Uranium, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10173705
MRDS ID M030072
MAS/MILS ID 0320030127
Record type Site
Current site name Smithsonite Mine
Related records 10103545

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -115.55614, 35.8244 (WGS84)
Elevation 1219
Location accuracy 10(meters)
(click for info)

Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 024 S 057 E 26 C S2S2 Nevada


Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Lead Primary
Molybdenum Tertiary
Uranium Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -115.55614, 35.8244

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1915

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0320030127
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M030072 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    NEV BUR MINES BULL 81 1973 P.30

  • Deposit

    NEV BUR MINES BULL 62 1965 P.197.

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF PAPER 162 1931 P.141.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-FEB-93 Ridenour, James U.S. Bureau of Mines