Homestake Mine (Nevada) Article

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Homestake Mine
Homestake Nevada mine shafts.JPG
Homestake Mine (Nevada) is located in Nevada
Homestake Mine (Nevada)
Homestake Mine (Nevada) is located in the US
Homestake Mine (Nevada)
Location Clark County, Nevada
Nearest city Searchlight, Nevada
ArchitectUnknown
NRHP reference # 85001601
Added to NRHPJuly 17, 1985 [1]

Homestake Mine is located in the Newberry Mountains near Searchlight, Nevada. [2] It is listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places [3] for activities between 1850 and 1924. Gold and silver were mined. [4]

History

The mine operated from the 1930s to 1953 and tapped the Silver King Vein. [5]

The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1985. [6]

References

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Homestake Group Mine
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places". Retrieved 2007-03-20.
  4. ^ "Lake Mead National Recreation Area Cottonwood History". Retrieved 2008-10-12.
  5. ^ "Hackberry Silver Project". Archived from the original on 2001-03-06. Retrieved 2007-03-20.
  6. ^ "Nevada Entries in the National Register of Historic Places". Archived from the original on 2008-06-17. Retrieved 2007-03-20.


HOMESTAKE MINE (NEVADA) Latitude and Longitude:

35°12′07″N 114°35′46″W / 35.20194°N 114.59611°W / 35.20194; -114.59611