Prairie Flower Mine

Past Producer in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10246239
MRDS ID D000029
MAS/MILS ID 0320030323
Record type Site
Current site name Prairie Flower Mine
Related records 10008116

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -115.49914, 35.8542 (WGS84)
Elevation 1390
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 024 S 058 E 17 SWSESE Nevada


Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Gold Tertiary
Lead Primary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -115.49914, 35.8542

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1901
Year of first production 1901

Mining district

District name Goodsprings District

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 0320030323
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D000029 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF PAPER 162,1931,P.127-129.

  • Deposit

    NEV BUR MINES BULL 62, 1965, P. 195.

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF. PAPER 162, 1931, P. 129.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1010, 1954, P. 18-40.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 24-FEB-93 Ridenour, James U.S. Bureau of Mines