Silver Bell Mine

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The Silver Bell Mine is a former mine located south of the Mountain View Mine in Squaw Valley.

Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver[1] and Tungsten were reported.

The Silver Bell Mine is likely part of the Deephole Mining District.

In 1919, silver and lead were struck.[2]

In 1925, rich values were reported.[3]

Copper ore shipments from the Silver Bell ended in June 1951.[4]

References

  1. "Silver Bell Mine," USGS
  2. "Rich Ore Found In Mine Near Gerlach," Reno Evening Gazette, October 29, 1919.
  3. "Local News," Mason Valley News (Yerington, Nevada), June 6, 1925, page 4.
  4. "Minerals Yearbook," 1954, USGS

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