Mountain View Exploration Project

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In February 2022, the BLM announced that they were accepting pre-scoping comments for the Mountain View Exploration Project, located north east of Squaw Reservoir along Highway 34.[1]

The Silver Bell Mine is part of the Mountain View Exploration Project.


In 1942, Giannelli describes the Mountain View mine and George Nash's nearby tungsten claim.[2]

The Mountain View mine is described in 1985 as being in the Deephole Mining District.[3]

In 2015, Allied Nevada, the company that operated Hycroft Mine at the time reported that Vista acquired the property from Newmont Capital.[4]

Mountain View Plan Land Status, 1:24k map. (BLM)
Mountain View Plan Land Status, 1:100k map. (BLM)


  1. "Mountain View Exploration Project," February 7, 2022, BLM.
  2. "Report on Bureau of Mines Trip to Region About Gerlach," Gianella, Vincent P., July 14-19, 1942.
  3. "OF1985-03: A mineral inventory of the Paradise-Denio -- and Sonoma-Gerlach Resource Areas, Winnemucca District, Nevada," By H.F. Bonham, Jr., L.J. Garside, R.B. Jones, K.G. Papke, J.Quade, and J.V. Tingley, 1985.
  4. "Mountain View," Allied Nevada, retrieved September 28, 2015.