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Homestake Mine (Nevada)

Homestake Mine
Location Clark County, Nevada
Nearest city Searchlight, Nevada
Architect Unknown
Governing body National Park Service
NRHP Reference # 85001601
Added to NRHP July 17, 1985[1]

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


The mine operated from the 1930s to 1953 and tapped the Silver King Vein.[4]

The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1985.[5]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places". Retrieved 2007-03-20. 
  3. ^ "Lake Mead National Recreation Area Cottonwood History". Retrieved 2008-10-12. 
  4. ^ "Hackberry Silver Project". Retrieved 2007-03-20. 
  5. ^ "Nevada Entries in the National Register of Historic Places". Retrieved 2007-03-20. 

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