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2016

This year’s article featured Dale Mining District, Riverside & San Bernardino Counties, CA

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Brooklyn Mine (Riverside/San Bernardino Co. line)

2283’

34.0350056 / 34° 02’ 06” N

-115.6786014 / 115° 40’ 43” W

SEΌ of the SWΌ Sec 36, T1S, R12E, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line)

Carlysle Mine (San Bernardino Co.)

1916’

34.0758378 / 34° 04’ 33” N

-115.7013803 / 115° 42’ 05” W

NEΌ Sec 22, T1S, R12E, SBM

Dale Dry Lake (San Bernardino Co.)

1175’

34.1347253 / 34° 08’ 05” N

-115.7124923 / 115° 42’ 45” W

Secs 21, 22, 26-28.21, 22, 26-28, 33-35, T1N, R12E, SBM

Gold Crown Mine (Riverside Co.)

1926’

33.9994502 / 33° 59’ 58” N

-115.7169353 / 115° 43’ 01” W

NWΌ Sec 15, T2S, R12E, SBM

New Dale (San Bernardino Co.)

2031’

34.0500047 / 34° 03’ 00” N

-115.7188804 / 115° 43’ 08” W

SWC Sec 27, NWC Sec 34, T1S, R12E, SBM

OK Mine (San Bernardino Co.)

2398’

34.0422273 / 34° 02’ 32” N

-115.7016576 / 115° 42’ 06” W

E-Ctr Sec 34, T1S, R12E, SBM

Old Dale (San Bernardino Co.)

1270’

34.1225027 / 34° 07’ 21” N

-115.7952722 / 115° 47’ 43” W

SEΌ Sec 35, T1N, R11E, SBM

Supply Mine (San Bernardino Co.)

2342’

34.0583376 / 34° 04’ 06” N

-115.7227696 / 115° 43’ 22” W

SEΌ Sec 21, T1S, R12E, SBM

Twentynine Palms (San Bernardino Co.)

1988’

34.1355582 / 34° 08’ 08” N

-116.0541689 / 116° 03’ 15” W

Secs 28-34, T1N, R9E, SBM

Virginia Dale (San Bernardino Co.)

1906’

34.0647262 / 34° 03’ 53” N

-115.7544371 / 115° 45’ 16” W

SWC Sec 20, T1S, R12E, SBM

 

2015

This year’s article featured the silver & gold mining industry of the USA

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Cargo Muchacho Mountains (Imperial Co., CA)

600’ -2100’

Mountain Range

Mountain Range

Most of T15S, R21E, parts of T14S, R20E; T14S, R21E; T15S, R20E; SBM

(San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line)                                             

Carlin Mine (Eureka Co., NV)

6191’

40.9124118 / 40° 54’ 45” N

-116.3242530 / 116° 19’ 27” W

Sec 14, T35N, R50E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Chocolate Mountains (Riverside & Imperial Co., CA)

250‘ - 2900'

Mountain Range

Mountain Range

Mountain range runs from E side of Salton Sea. SE towards the Colorado River at Potholes

Cortez Mine (Lander Co., NV)

5171’

40.1929753 / 40° 11’ 35” N

-116.6142286 / 116° 36’ 52” W

Sec 19, T27N, R48E, MDM

Goldstrike Mine (Eureka Co., NV)

6100’

40.9801249 / 40° 58’ 55” N

-116.3722345 / 116° 22’ 40” W

Sec 24, 25, T36N, R49E, Sec 21 & 28, T36N, R50E, MDM

Hycroft Mine (Hymbolt Co., NV)

4531’

40.8676792 / 40° 52’ 04” N

-118.6921071 / 118° 41’ 32” W

Sec 25-26, 35-36, T36N, R29E, MDM

Ortiz Mountains (Santa Fe Co., NM)

6600’ – 8900’

Mountain Range

Mountain Range

T13N, R7-8E, New Mexico Principal Meridian

Padre y Madre Mine (Imperial Co., CA)

597’

32.8411557 / 32° 50’ 28” N

-114.7905150 / 114° 47’ 26” W

NEΌ Sec 19, T15S. R21E, SBM

Placerita Canyon (Los Angeles Co., CA)

1834’

34.3758312 / 34° 22’ 33” N

-118.4459163 / 118° 26’ 45” W

SWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 3, T3N. R15W, SBM

Planchas de Plata (Sonora, MEXICO)

MEXICO

MEXICO

USA Public Land Survey System (Section/Range/Township) NOT USED in Mexico

Potholes (Imperial Co., CA)

184’

32.8289329 / 32° 49’ 44” N

-114.5046713 / 114° 30’ 17” W

NWΌ Sec 25, T15S, R23E, SBM

Quijotoa Mountains (Pima Co., AZ)

2400’ - 4000’

Mountain Range

Mountain Range

T15 & 16S, R2E, GSRM (Gila & Salt River Meridian & Base Line)

Reed Gold Mine (Cabarrus Co. NC)

568’

35.2845871 / 35° 17’ 05” N

-80.4645097 / 80° 27’ 52” W

Public Land Survey System (Section/Range/Township) NOT USED in NC

San Francisquito Canyon  (Los Angeles Co., CA)

1073’

34.4999929 / 34° 30’ 00” N

-118.5403631 / 118° 32’ 25” W

SEΌ Sec 22, T5N. R16W, SBM

Santa Rita Mountains (Santa Cruz Co., AZ)

4500’ – 9000’

Mountain Range

Mountain Range

T17-21S, R14-16E, GSRM

Sutter’s Mill (Coloma) (El Dorado Co., CA)

745’

38.8029570 / 38° 48’ 11” N

-120.8918826 / 120° 53’ 31” W

SWΌ Sec 17, T11N, R10E, MDM 

Tumacacori (Santa Cruz Co., AZ)

3241’

31.5728305 / 31° 34’ 22” N

-111.0477640 / 111° 02’ 52” W

E-Ctr Sec 30, T21S, R13E, GSRM

Turquoise Mine (Lander Co., NV)

5715’

40.1674199 / 40° 10’ 03” N

-116.6636966 / 116° 39’ 49” W

Sec 34, T27N, R47E, MDM

Yuma (Yuma Co., AZ) (NO Ghost!) MENTION

203’

32.5950510 / 32° 35’ 42” N

-114.5470100 / 114° 32’ 49” W

Sec 21, T8S, R23W, GSRM

 

2014

This year’s article featured the silver & gold mining towns in Nevada

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Aurora (Mineral Co.)

7441’

38.2871421 / 38° 17’ 14” N

-118.9006963 / 118° 54’ 03” W

SEΌ Sec 18, T5N, R28E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Austin (Lander Co.)

6608’

39.4907589 / 39° 29’ 27” N

-117.0692563 / 117° 04’ 09” W

Sec 19, T19N, R44E, MDM

Belmont (Nye Co.)

7424’

38.5960444 / 38° 35’ 46” N

-116.8742436 / 116° 52’ 27” W

NWΌ Sec 25, NEΌ Sec 26 T9N, R45E, MDM

Eureka (Eureka Co.)

6480’

39.5127066 / 39° 30’ 46” N

-115.9606129 / 115° 57’ 38” W

SWΌ Sec 13, SEΌ Sec 14, NEΌ Sec 23, NWΌ Sec 24, T19N, R53E, MDM

Goldfield (Esmeralda Co.)

5686’

37.7085439 / 37° 42’ 31” N

-117.2356341 / 117° 14’ 08” W

Sec 2, T3S, R42E, MDM

Pioche (Lincoln Co.)

6086’

37.9296851 / 37° 55’ 47” N

-114.4516584 / 114° 27’ 06” W

E½ Sec 22, T1N, R67E, MDM

Rhyolite (Nye Co.)

3819’

36.9038338 / 36° 54’ 14” N

-116.8292274 / 116° 49’ 45” W

SEΌ Sec 9, NEΌ Sec 16, T12S, R46E, MDM

Searchlight (Clark Co.)

3547’

35.4652685 / 35° 27’ 55” N

-114.9197005 / 114° 55’ 11” W

E½ Sec 34, W½ Sec 35, T28S, R63E, MDM

Tonopah (Nye Co.)

6030’

38.0671553 / 38° 04’ 02” N

-117.2300825 / 117° 13’ 48” W

S½ Sec 35, T3N, R42E, MDM / N½ Sec 2, T2N, R42E, MDM

Virginia City (Storey Co., NV)

6197’

39.3096345 / 39° 18’ 35” N

-119.6496235 / 119° 38’ 59” W

Sec 29, T17N, R21E, MDM

 

2013

This year’s article featured the gold and silver mining towns in Arizona

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Bradshaw City (Yavapai Co.) (mention)

6358’

34.1966968 / 34° 11’ 48” N

-112.3557220 / 112° 21’ 21” W

NWΌ Sec 22, T10N, R1W, GSRM (Gila & Salt River Meridian & Base Line)

Cerbat (Mohave Co.) (mention)

3865’

35.3030512 / 35° 18’ 11” N

-114.1396760 / 114° 08’ 23” W

SWΌ  Sec 7, T22N, R17W, GSRM

Chloride (Mohave Co.)

4022’

35.4144379 / 35° 24’ 52” N

-114.1994006 / 114° 11’ 58” W

NWΌ  Sec 3, NEΌ  Sec 4, T23N, R18W, GSRM

Cleator (Yavapai Co.)

3501’

34.2786409 / 34° 16’ 43” N

-112.2329398 / 112° 13’ 59” W

SWΌ Sec 23, T11N, R1E, GSRM

Cordes (Yavapai Co.)

3763’

34.3033628 / 34° 18’ 12” N

-112.1668266 / 112° 10’ 01” W

E-Ctr Sec 29, T11N, R2E, GSRM

Crown King (Yavapai Co.)

5774’

34.2055120 / 34° 12’ 20” N

-112.3385840 / 112° 20’ 19” W

SWΌ Sec 14, T10N, R1W, GSRM

Dos Cabezas (Cochise Co.)

5082’

32.1753571 / 32° 10’ 31” N

-109.6133977 / 109° 36’ 48” W

NWΌ Sec 32, T14S, R27E GSRM

Goldfield (Pinal Co.)

2031

33.4577778 / 33° 27’ 28” N

-111.4875000 / 111° 29’ 15” W

W-Ctr Sec 1, T1N, R8E, GSRM

Goldroad (Mohave Co.)

2854’

35.0466689 / 35° 02’ 48” N

-114.3796810 / 114° 22’ 47” W

S½ Sec 11, T19N, R20W, GSRM

Humbolt (Yavapai Co.) (mention)

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Mayer (Yavapai Co.) (mention)

4409’

34.3978054 / 34° 23’ 52” N

-112.2362734 / 112° 14’ 11” W

NEΌ Sec 27, T12N, R1E, GSRM

Mineral Park (Mohave Co.) (mention)

4252’

35.3708275 / 35° 22’ 15” N

-114.1530103 / 114° 09’ 11” W

NEΌ  Sec 24, T23N, R18W, GSRM

Oatman (Mohave Co.)

2710’

35.0263915 / 35° 01’ 35” N

-114.3835698 / 114° 23’ 01” W

SWΌ Sec 14, SEΌ Sec 15, NWΌ Sec 23, T19N, R20W, GSRM

Oro Belle (Yavapai Co.)

5600’

34.1691972 / 34° 10’ 09” N

-112.3457217 / 112° 20’ 45” W

NEΌ Sec 34, T10N, R1W, GSRM

Quartzsite (La Paz Co.)

879’

33.6639137 / 33° 39’ 50” N

-114.2299486 / 114° 13’ 48” W

Secs 21, 22, N½ Secs 27, 28, 29, T4N, R19W, GSRM

Senator (Yavapai Co.) (mention)

7502’

34.4161372 / 34° 24’ 58” N

-112.4118343 / 112° 24’ 43” W

NWC Sec 5, T12N, R1W, GSRM

Signal (Swansea) (La Paz Co.)

1283’

34.1700198 / 34° 10’ 12” N

-113.8460490 / 113° 50’ 46” W

NWΌ Sec 32, T10N, R15W, GSRM

Tombstone (Cochise Co.)

4488’

31.7171543 / 31° 43’ 02” N

-110.0719705 / 110° 04’ 19” W

S½ Sec 2, NEΌ Sec 11, NWΌ Sec 12, T20S, R22E GSRM

Walker (Yavapai Co.) (mention)

6289’

34.2055120 / 34° 12’ 20” N

-112.3385840 / 112° 20’ 19” W

NEC Sec 20, NWC Sec 21, T12½N, R1W, GSRM

White Hills (Mohave Co.)

2792’

35.7380448 / 35° 44’ 17” N

-114.3974662 / 114° 23’ 51” W

SWΌ  Sec 11, T27N, R20W, GSRM

Willcox (Cochise Co.)

4167’

32.2528519 / 32° 15’ 10” N

-109.8320124 / 109° 49’ 55” W

SW corner Sec 31, T13S, R25E / NW corner Sec 6, T14S, R25E GSRM

 

2012

This year’s article featured gold and silver in the Eastern Sierra, California

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Aurora (Mineral Co., NV)

7441’

38.2871421 / 38° 17’ 14” N

-118.9006963 / 118° 54’ 03” W

SEΌ Sec 18, T5N, R28E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Bodie (Mono Co.)

8386’

38.2118623 / 38° 12’ 43” N

-119.0129207 / 119° 00’ 47” W

SEΌ Sec 8, SWΌ Sec 9, NEΌ Sec 17, NWΌ Sec 16, T4N, R27E, MDM

Cerro Gordo (Inyo Co.)

8556’ (M)

36.5393799 / 36° 32’ 22” N

36.5377217 (town)

-117.7917440 / 117° 47’ 30” W

-117.7950722 (town)

S-Ctr Sec 13, T16S, R38E, MDM (top row – MINE)

 

Coso (Inyo Co.)

5784’

36.1766095 / 36° 10’ 36” N

-117.6470135 / 117° 38’ 49” W

E½ of the SWΌ Sec 21, T20S, R40E, MDM

Darwin (Inyo Co.)

4816'

36.2679969 / 36° 16’ 05” N

-117.5917348 / 117° 35’ 30” W

Ctr Sec 24, T19S, R40E, MDM

Dogtown (Mono Co.)

7057’

38.1701984 / 38° 10’ 13” N

-119.1973749 / 119° 11’ 51” W

SEΌ Sec 27, T4N, R25E, MDM

Kearsarge (Inyo Co.)

9071’

36.7813227 / 36° 46’ 53” N

-118.3234303 / 118° 19’ 24” W

NWΌ Sec 30, T13S, R34E, MDM (Kearsarge Mine) (APPROX location of camp)

Lost Cement Mine (Mono Co.)

9144’

37.6149363 / 37° 36’ 54” N

-118.9912435 / 118° 59’ 28” W

NEΌ Sec 9, T4S, R27E, MDM (Actual location unknown, these GPS locations are for Mammoth Rock)

Lundy (Mono Co.)

7858’

38.0274232 / 38° 01’ 39” N

-119.2415435 / 119° 14’ 30” W

S-Ctr Sec 17, T2N, R25E, MDM

Mammoth City (Mono Co.)

8600’

37.6161946

-119.0001351

NEΌ Sec 9, T4S, R27E, MDM

Mammoth Lakes (Mono Co.) (present town)

7874’

37.6485460 / 37° 38’ 55” N

-118.9712457 / 118° 58’ 16” W

E½ Sec 33, 34, 35, T3S, R27E, MDM

Panamint (Inyo Co.)

6302’

36.1182827 / 36° 07’ 06” N

-117.0953327 / 117° 05’ 43” W

SWΌ Sec 13, T21S, R45E, MDM

Pine City (Mono Co.)

8986’

37.6038000 / 37° 36’ 14” N

-118.9999000 / 118° 59’ 59” W

NEΌ Sec 16, T4S, R27E, MDM

Virginia City (Storey Co., NV)

6197’

39.3096345 / 39° 18’ 35” N

-119.6496235 / 119° 38’ 59” W

Sec 29, T17N, R21E, MDM

 

2011

This year’s article featured the silver & gold mines in New Mexico.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Bayard Mining District

5820’

32.7617427 / 32° 45’ 42” N

-108.1305989 / 108° 07’ 50” W

E½ Sec 12, T18S, R13W / SWΌ Sec 6, NWΌ Sec 7, T18S, R12W, NMPM (New Mexico Principal Meridian) (BAYARD)

Black Hawk Mining District

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Burro Mountains Mining District

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Chloride

6181’

33.3386810 / 33° 20’ 19” N

-107.6778146 / 107° 40’ 40” W

E-Ctr Sec 20, W-Ctr Sec 21, T11S, R8W, NMPM

Elizabethtown

8481’

36.6191980 / 36° 37’ 09” N

-105.2844501 / 105° 17’ 04” W

T28N, R15E, NMPM Sections not indicated in this part of NM

Fierro-Hanover Mining District

6617’

32.8453525 / 32° 50’ 43” N

-108.0780977 / 108° 04’ 41” W

NWΌ Sec 10, T17S, R12W, NMPM (FIERO)

Georgetown Mining District

6555’

32.8036867 / 32° 48’ 13” N

-108.0608745 / 108° 03’ 39” W

NWΌ Sec 26, T17S, R12W, NMPM (GEORGETOWN)

Golden

6637’

35.2669859 / 35° 16’ 01” N

-106.2139126 / 106° 12’ 50” W

T12N, R7E, NMPM  Not indicated in this part of NM

Hachita

4521’

31.9181501 / 31° 55’ 05” N

-108.3203211 / 108° 19’ 13” W

S½ of the NEΌ Sec 36, T27S, R15W, NMPM

Hermosa Mining District

6109’

33.1575712 / 33° 09’ 27” N

-107.7300347 / 107° 43’ 48” W

SWΌ Sec 23, T13S, R9W, NMPM (HERMOSA)

Hillsboro Mining District

5253’

32.9209072 / 32° 55’ 15” N

-107.5669740 / 107° 34’ 01” W

NWΌ Sec 16, T16S, R7W, NMPM (HILLSBORO)

Kelly

7451’

34.0831199 / 34° 04’ 59” N

-107.2053134 / 107° 12’ 19” W

NEΌ Sec 1, T3S, R4W, NMPM

Kingston

6224’

32.9170180 / 32° 55’ 01” N

-107.7061436 / 107° 42’ 22” W

N½ Sec 18, T16S, R8W, NMPM

Lake Valley

5377’

32.7178572 / 32° 43’ 04” N

-107.5678056 / 107° 34’ 04” W

NWΌ Sec 28, T18S, R7W, NMPM

Lordsburg Mining District

4249’

32.3503605 / 32° 21’ 01” N

-108.7086649 / 108° 42’ 31” W

E½ Sec 32, W½ Sec 33, T22S, R18W, NMPM (LORDSBURG)

Los Cerrillos

5725’

35.4375372 / 35° 26’ 15” N

-106.1258556 / 106° 07’ 33” W

SWΌ Sec 17, SEΌ Sec 18, T14NS, R8EW, NMPM

Magdalena

6571’

34.1167305 / 34° 07’ 00” N

-107.2439251 / 107° 14’ 38” W

  Sec 22, N½ Sec 27, T2S, R4W, NMPM

Mogollon

6614’

33.3967283 / 33° 23’ 48” N

-108.7942288 / 108° 47’ 39” W

E-Ctr Sec 33, W-Ctr Sec 34, T10S, R19W, NMPM

Orogrande

4190’

32.3762072 / 32° 22’ 34” N

-106.0916501 / 106° 05’ 30” W

Ctr Sec 23, T22S, R8E, NMPM

Pinos Altos

7011’

32.8634067 / 32° 51’ 48” N

-108.2214362 / 108° 13’ 17” W

NEΌ Sec 6, NWΌ Sec 5, T17S, R13W, NMPM

Santa Rita Mining District

5682’

32.7936868 / 32° 47’ 37” N

-108.0719859 / 108° 04’ 19” W

Secs 26, 27, 33-35, T17S, R12W, NMPM (SANTA RITA MINE)

Shakespeare

4468’

32.3259161 / 32° 19’ 33” N

-108.7383876 / 108° 44’ 18” W

N-Ctr of the NWΌ Sec 7, T23S, R18W, NMPM

Silver City (NO GHOST!)

5935’

32.7700750 / 32° 46’ 12” N

-108.2803260 / 108° 16’ 49” W

Sec 3, NWΌ Sec 5, T18S, R14W, NMPM

Steeple Rock Mining District

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Summit Mine (Near Lordsburg)

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Tierra Blanca Mining District

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Victorio Mining District

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

White Oaks

6329’

33.7475738 / 33° 44’ 51” N

-105.7363739 / 105° 44’ 11” W

S½ Sec 25, N½ Sec 36, T6S, R12E, NMPM

Willow Creek Mining District

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

 

2010

This year’s article featured the Hecla Mine, at Burke, Shoshone Co., Idaho.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Burke

3701’

47.5202080 / 47° 31' 13" N

-115.8201604 / 115° 49’ 13” W

SEΌ Sec 9, T48N, R5E, BM  (Boise Meridian & Base Line)

Creede (COLORADO)

8852’

37.8533781 / 37° 51' 12" N

-106.9272500 / 106° 55’ 38” W

NE Ό Sec 36, T42N, R1W,  New Mexico Principal Meridian & Base Line

Greens Creek Mine (ALASKA)

 

58.082698

-134.637140

SWΌ Sec 4, T44S, R65E, Seward Meridian & Base Line

Hecla Mine

4094’

47.5196526 / 47° 31' 11" N

-115.8146046 / 115° 48’ 53” W

SEΌ Sec 9, T48N, R5E, BM

Hecla Mine Office Building

 

47.521266

-115.815575

SEΌ Sec 9, T48N, R5E, BM

Hecla Mine Mill Building

 

47.520932

-115.816927

SEΌ Sec 9, T48N, R5E, BM

Lucky Friday Mine

3465’

47.4713193 / 47° 28' 17" N

-115.7815473 / 115° 46’ 54” W

N ½ Sec 35, T48N, R5E, BM

Mullan

3310’

47.4688018 / 47° 28' 08" N

-115.7963000 / 115° 47’ 47” W

Sec 34, 35, T48N, R5E, BM

Star Mine

4819’

47.4927080 / 47° 29' 34" N

-115.8251595 / 115° 49’ 31” W

SCtr Sec 21, T48N, R5E, BM

Wallace

2851’

47.4731128 / 47° 28' 23" N

-115.9216900 / 115° 55’ 18” W

SEΌ  Sec 27, NEΌ  Sec 34, NWΌ  Sec 35, T48N, R4E, BM

 

2009

This year’s article featured the Tintic Mining District in Juab and Utah Counties, Utah.

 

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Burgin (Utah Co.)

5630’

39.9499511 / 39° 57' 00" N

-112.0460551 / 112° 02’ 46” W

SEΌ of the SEΌ Sec 15, T10S, R2W, SLM (Salt Lake Meridian & Base Line)

Diamond City (Juab Co.)

6253’

39.8816170 / 39° 52' 54" N

-112.0974446 / 112° 05’ 51” W

W-Ctr Sec 8, T11S, R2W, SLM

Dividend (Utah Co.)

5935’

39.9546731 / 39° 57' 17" N

-112.0513333 / 112° 03’ 41” W

W-Ctr  Sec 15, T10S, R2W, SLM, MDM

Eureka (Juab Co.)

6430’

39.9541166 / 39° 57' 15" N

-112.1202235 / 112° 07’ 13” W

W½ Sec 18, T10S, R2W / E½  Sec 13, T10S, R3W, SLM

Homansville (Utah Co.)

6253’

39.9749505 / 39° 58' 30" N

-112.0841118 / 112° 05’ 03” W

NEΌ Sec 8, T10S, R2W, SLM

Ironton (Juab Co.???)

 

39.912501 - APPROX

-112.140938 - APPROX

Sec 33, T10S, R2W, SLM   APPROX - Not Shown on GNIS

Knightville (Juab Co.)

6742’

39.9538391 / 39° 57' 14" N

-112.1007786 / 112° 06’ 03” W

Midpoint of line between Secs 17 & 18, T10S, R2W, SLM

Mammoth (Juab Co.)  LOWER

                       UPPER

6391’

39.9263387 / 39° 55' 35"N

39.9282832 / 39° 55' 42"N

-112.1263346 / 112° 07’ 35” W-112.1224456 / 112° 07’ 21” W

NEΌ Sec 25, T10S, R2W, SLM

Silver City (Juab Co.)

6158’

39.9099498 / 39° 54' 36" N

-112.1299456 / 112° 07’ 48” W

Ctr Sec 36, T10S, R3W, SLM

Tintic Mills (Juab Co.)

5482’

39.8316157 / 39° 49' 54" N

-112.0759112 / 112° 04’ 33” W

SEΌ Sec 28, T11S, R3W, SLM

Tintic Station (Juab Co.)

5899’

39.9241158  / 39° 55' 27" N

-112.1666132 / 112° 10’ 00” W

NEΌ Sec 27, T10S, R2W, SLM

 

2008

This year’s article featured The Rand Mining District, Kern/San Bernardino Counties, California.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Atolia (San Bernardino Co.)

3300’

35.3146869  / 35° 18' 53" N

-117.6092257 / 117° 36’ 33” W

NWΌ Sec 20, T30S, R41E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Baltic Mine (Kern Co.)

 

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Goler (Kern Co.)

2579’

35.4269050  / 35° 25' 37" N

-117.7458966 / 117° 44’ 45” W

Ctr Sec 12, T29S, R39E, MDM

Goler Mining District (Kern Co.)

3799’’

35.4580146  / 35° 27' 29" N

-117.8078428 / 117° 48’ 28” W

 (APACHE MINE in heart of GOLER GULCH)

Inn City (San Bernardino Co.)

 

SEE RED MOUNTAIN

SEE RED MOUNTAIN

SEE RED MOUNTAIN

Johannesburg (Joburg) (Kern/San Bernardino Co.)

3517’

35.3727406  / 35° 22' 22" N

-117.6347823 / 117° 38’ 05” W

E-Ctr Sec 36, T29S, R40E, MDM

Kelly Silver Mine (San Bernardino Co.)

3600’

35.3523717

-117.6237971

NEΌ of the SWΌ  Sec 6, T30S, R41E, MDM  Red Mountain

Kramer Junction (San Bernardino Co.)

2477’

34.9924765  / 34° 59' 33" N

-117.5417235 / 117° 32’ 30” W

SWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 2, T10N, R6W, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line.)

Lamont Mine (Kern Co.)

 

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Mojave (Kern Co.)

2782’

35.0563587  / 35° 03' 23" N

-118.1703532 / 118° 10’ 13” W

SEΌ Sec 8, NEΌ Sec 17, T11N, R11W, SBM

Osdick (San Bernardino Co.)

 

SEE RED MOUNTAIN

SEE RED MOUNTAIN

SEE RED MOUNTAIN

Rand Mine (Kern Co.)

 

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Not Shown on GNIS

Rand Mining District (Kern/San Bernardino Co.)

3500-4000’

35.3574512

-117.6622868

Sec 34, 35, 36, T29S, R40E / Sec 1-4, 8-12, T30S, R40E, MDM

Randsburg (Kern Co.)

3560’

35.3678963  / 35° 22' 04" N

-117.6521884 / 117° 39’ 08” W

E-Ctr Sec 35, T29S, R40E, MDM

Red Mountain (San Bernardino Co.)

3602’

35.3582967  / 35° 21' 30" N

-117.6167261 / 117° 37’ 00” W

NEΌ Sec 6, T30S, R41E, MDM

Summit Dry Diggings (San Bernardino Co.)

3127’

35.4544049  / 35° 27' 16" N

-117.6225601 / 117° 37’ 21” W

Sec 36, T28S, R40E, MDM

Yellow Aster Mine (Kern Co.)

4000’

35.3574512

-117.6622868

NWΌ Sec 2, T30S, R40E, MDM

 

2007

This year’s article featured gold & silver mines and mining districts of Imperial County, CA.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

American Boy Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

American Girl Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

American Silicates Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Arizona Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Big Bear Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Blossom Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Butterfly Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Cargo Muchacho Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Cargo Muchacho Mining District

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Chocolate Mountains Mining District

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Coffee Pot Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Colorado (La Colorado) Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Desert Gold Mine (Chocolate Mountains MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Desert King Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Free Gold Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

GFOC Mine – SEE Mesquite Mine

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Glamis

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Gold Basin Mine (Chocolate Mountains MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Gold Basin Rand (Vista) Mine (Chocolate Mountains MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Gold Delta Mine (Chocolate Mountains MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Golden Bee Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Golden Cross Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Golden Crown Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Golden Queen Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Guadalupe Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Hedges – SEE Tumco

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

King Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Little Bear Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Madre & Padre Mine – SEE Padre y Madre Mine

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Mary Lode (Chocolate Mountains MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Mayflower Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Mesquite (GFOC) Mine (Chocolate Mountains MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Mesquite Lode Mine (Chocolate Mountains MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Mesquite Placers (Chocolate Mountains MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Mesquite Mining District

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Occidental Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Ogilby

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Ogilby Group (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Padre y Madre Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Pasadena Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Paymaster Mine (Paymaster MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Paymaster Mining District

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Peg Leg Mine (Chocolate Mountains MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Picacho (Picacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Picacho Placers (Picacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Picacho Mine (Picacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Picacho Mining District

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Potholes (Potholes MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Potholes Mining District

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Rainbow Mine (Chocolate Mountains MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Shoestring Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Sovereign Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Tee Wee Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Tumco (Hedges) (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Vista Mine – SEE Gold Basin Rand Mine

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Vitrifax Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

White Cap Mine (Cargo Muchacho MD)

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Winterhaven

 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON

 

2006

This year’s article featured America’s “best” mining towns.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Atolia (San Bernardino Co., CA)

3300’

35.3146869  / 35° 18' 53" N

-117.6092257 / 117° 36’ 33” W

NWΌ Sec 20, T30S, R41E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Bodie (Mono Co., CA)

8386’

38.2118623 / 38° 12’ 43” N

-119.0129207 / 119° 00’ 47” W

SEΌ Sec 8, SWΌ Sec 9, NEΌ Sec 17, NWΌ Sec 16, T4N, R27E, MDM

Boise Basin (Boise Co., ID)

 

SEE INDIVIDUAL LOCATIONS

SEE INDIVIDUAL LOCATIONS

SEE INDIVIDUAL LOCATIONS

Centerville (Boise Basin - Boise Co., ID)

4209’

43.9126714 / 43° 54’ 46” N

-115.8923353 / 115° 53’ 32” W

SWΌ Sec 29, T7N, R5E, BM (Boise Meridian & Baseline)

Deadwood (Lawrence Co., SD)

4537’

44.3754040 / 44° 22’ 31” N

-103.7295570 / 103° 43’ 46” W

SEΌ Sec 22, SWΌ Sec 23 NWΌ Sec 26, NEΌ Sec 27, T5N, R3E, BHM (Black Hills Meridian & Base Line)

Elkhorn (Jefferson Co., MT)

6443’

46.2746506 / 46° 16’ 29” N

-111.9458238 / 111° 56’ 45” W

NWΌ Sec 14, T6N, R3W, PM (Principal Meridian)

Garlock (Kern Co., CA)

2169’

35.4024608 / 35° 24' 09" N

-117.7900644 / 117° 47' 24" W

NE corner Sec 21, NW corner Sec 22, T29S, R39E, MDM

Goler (Kern Co., CA)

2579’

35.4269050  / 35° 25' 37" N

-117.7458966 / 117° 44’ 45” W

Ctr Sec 12, T29S, R39E, MDM

Homestake Mine (Lawrence Co., SD)

5200’

44.3523324 (S Overlook)

-103.7624037 (S Overlook)

Sec 33, NEΌ Sec 27, T5N, R3E, BHM

Independence Mine (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK)

3474’

61.7900000 / 61° 47’ 24” N

-149.2847222 / 149° 17’ 05” W

Sec 28, T20N, R1E, Seward Meridian

Johannesburg (San Bernardino Co., CA)

3517’

35.3727406  / 35° 22' 22" N

-117.6347823 / 117° 38’ 05” W

E-Ctr Sec 36, T29S, R40E, MDM

Kelly (Socorro Co., NM

7451’

34.0831199 / 34° 04’ 59” N

-107.2053134 / 107° 12’ 19” W

NEΌ Sec 1, T3S, R4W, NMPM (New Mexico Principal Meridian)

Lead (Lawrence Co., SD)

5243’

44.3517950 / 44° 21’ 06” N

-103.7679290 / 103° 46’ 05” W

  Sec 32, Sec 33, NWΌ Sec 34, T5N, R3E, BHM

Magdalena (Socorro Co., NM)

6571’

34.1167305 / 34° 07’ 00” N

-107.2439251 / 107° 14’ 38” W

  Sec 22, N½ Sec 27, T2S, R4W, NMPM

Pioneerville (Boise Basin - Boise Co., ID)

4439’

43.9687833 / 43° 58’ 08” N

-115.8467795 / 115° 50’ 48” W

SEΌ Sec 3, T7N, R5E, BM

Placerville (Boise Basin - Boise Co., ID)

4324’

43.9432267 / 43° 56’ 36” N

-115.9470600 / 115° 56’ 49” W

Ctr Sec 14, T7N, R4E, BM

Quartzburg (Boise Basin - Boise Co., ID)

4675’

43.9610043 / 43° 57’ 40” N

-115.9884507 / 115° 59’ 18” W

Ctc Sec 9, T7N, R4E, BM

Randsburg (Kern Co., CA)

3560’

35.3678963  / 35° 22' 04" N

-117.6521884 / 117° 39’ 08” W

E-Ctr Sec 35, T29S, R40E, MDM

Red Mountain (San Bernardino Co., CA)

3602’

35.3582967  / 35° 21' 30" N

-117.6167261 / 117° 37’ 00” W

NEΌ Sec 6, T30S, R41E, MDM

Rhyolite (Nye Co., NV)

3819’

36.9038338  / 36° 54' 14" N

-116.8292274 / 116° 49’ 45” W

SEΌ Sec 9, NEΌ Sec 16, T12S, R46E, MDM

South Pass City (Fremont Co., WY)

7808’

42.4682883 / 42° 28’ 06” N

-108.7998360 / 108° 47’ 59” W

SEΌ Sec 20, T29N, R100W, Sixth Principal Meridian & 40° Base Line

St. Elmo (Chaffee Co., CO)

10006’

38.7047182 / 38° 42' 17" N

-106.3480796 / 106° 20' 53" W

Sec 33, T15S, R80W, Sixth Principal Meridian

Summit Dry Diggings (San Bernardino Co., CA)

3127’

35.4544049  / 35° 27' 16" N

-117.6225601 / 117° 37’ 21” W

Sec 36, T28S, R40E, MDM

Tombstone (Cochise Co., AZ)

4541’

31.7128683 / 31° 42' 46" N

-110.0675764 / 110° 04' 03" W

Corner of Secs 1, 2, 11, 12, T20S, R22E, Gila & Salt River Meridian

Virginia City (Storey Co., NV)

6197’

39.3096345 / 39° 18’ 35” N

-119.6496235 / 119° 38’ 59” W

Sec 29, T17N, R21E, MDM

Yellow Aster Mine (Kern Co., CA) AT Randsburg

4000’

35.3574512

-117.6622868

NWΌ Sec 2, T30S, R40E, MDM

 

 

2005

This year’s article featured some of California’s best gold mining towns.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Bodie (Mono Co.)

8386’

38.2118623 / 38° 12’ 43” N

-119.0129207 / 119° 00’ 47” W

SEΌ Sec 8, SWΌ Sec 9, NEΌ Sec 17, NWΌ Sec 16, T4N, R27E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Coloma (El Dorado Co.)

 

38.7999014 / 38° 48’ 00” N

-120.8902160 / 120° 53 25” W

SWΌ Sec 17, T11N, R10E, MDM

Randsburg (Kern Co.)

3560’

35.3678963  / 35° 22' 04" N

-117.6521884 / 117° 39’ 08” W

E-Ctr Sec 35, T29S, R40E, MDM

Shasta (Shasta Co.)

 

40.5993165 / 40° 35' 58" N

-122.4919571 / 122° 29' 31" W

  Sec 25, T32N, R6W, MDM

Tumco (Imperial Co.)

 

32.8797661 / 32° 52' 47" N

-114.8319062 / 114° 49' 55" W

N½ Sec 12, T15S, R20E, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line)

 

 

2004

This year’s article featured some of California’s best gold mining towns.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Bodie (Mono Co.)

8386’

38.2118623 / 38° 12’ 43” N

-119.0129207 / 119° 00’ 47” W

SEΌ Sec 8, SWΌ Sec 9, NEΌ Sec 17, NWΌ Sec 16, T4N, R27E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Coloma (El Dorado Co.)

 

38.7999014 / 38° 48’ 00” N

-120.8902160 / 120° 53 25” W

SWΌ Sec 17, T11N, R10E, MDM

Randsburg (Kern Co.)

3560’

35.3678963  / 35° 22' 04" N

-117.6521884 / 117° 39’ 08” W

E-Ctr Sec 35, T29S, R40E, MDM

Shasta (Shasta Co.)

 

40.5993165 / 40° 35' 58" N

-122.4919571 / 122° 29' 31" W

  Sec 25, T32N, R6W, MDM

Tumco (Imperial Co.)

 

32.8797661 / 32° 52' 47" N

-114.8319062 / 114° 49' 55" W

N½ Sec 12, T15S, R20E, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line)

 

 

1998-2003  COMING SOON

 

1997

This year’s article featured some of California’s best gold mining towns.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Bodie (Mono Co.)

8386’

38.2118623 / 38° 12’ 43” N

-119.0129207 / 119° 00’ 47” W

SEΌ Sec 8, SWΌ Sec 9, NEΌ Sec 17, NWΌ Sec 16, T4N, R27E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Coloma (El Dorado Co.)

 

38.7999014 / 38° 48’ 00” N

-120.8902160 / 120° 53 25” W

SWΌ Sec 17, T11N, R10E, MDM

Randsburg (Kern Co.)

3560’

35.3678963  / 35° 22' 04" N

-117.6521884 / 117° 39’ 08” W

E-Ctr Sec 35, T29S, R40E, MDM

Shasta (Shasta Co.)

 

40.5993165 / 40° 35' 58" N

-122.4919571 / 122° 29' 31" W

  Sec 25, T32N, R6W, MDM

Tumco (Imperial Co.)

 

32.8797661 / 32° 52' 47" N

-114.8319062 / 114° 49' 55" W

N½ Sec 12, T15S, R20E, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line)

 

1996

This year’s article featured the Homestake Mine in Lead, Lawrence Co., SD.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Homestake Mine

5200’’

44.3523324 (S Overlook)

-103.7624037 (S Overlook)

Sec 33, NEΌ Sec 27, T5N, R3E, BHM (Black Hills Meridian & Base Line)

Lead

5243’

44.3517950 / 44° 21’ 06” N

-103.7679290 / 103° 46’ 05” W

  Sec 32, Sec 33, NWΌ Sec 34, T5N, R3E, BHM

 

1995 and BEFORE COMING SOON

 

 

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