Boss Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10270602
MRDS ID W001563
MAS/MILS ID 0320030123
Record type Site
Current site name Boss Mine

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -115.57164, 35.8194 (WGS84)
Elevation 975
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 057 E 34 NWSWNE Nevada


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Palladium Tertiary
Platinum Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -115.57164, 35.8194

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Year of first production 1886

Mining district

District name Goodsprings District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0320030123
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W001563 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    NEV BUR MINES BULL 81 1973

  • Deposit

    NEV BUR MINES BULL 62 1965 P.111, 187.

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF PAPER 275 1956 P.135.

  • Deposit

    USBM INFORM CIRC 6964 1937 P.44-45.

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF PAPER 162 1931 P 114-118.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 23-MAR-95 Ridenour, James U.S. Bureau of Mines