The Montgomery-Shoshone Mine
-Produced 90,000 oz/Au in the early 1900’s
-The Montgomery-Shoshone open pit (mining rights owned by Mojave Gold) was mined by Barrick in the 90’s as part of its Bullfrog Mine operations, with Montgomery-Shoshone contributing 220,000 oz/Au of the total gold production
-12 patented claims
-120 miles NW of Las Vegas and the Telegraph Mine
-Located in the Bullfrog district in Nevada, in the Walker Lane Gold Belt
Bullfrog Gold Uses Montgomery-Shoshone Gold Production of 220,000 Ounces From 1989-2000 to Validate Its Adjacent ClaimsBullfrog Gold recently announced a review of the detailed data available for the Montgomery-Shoshone mine. Their announcement states: Bullfrog’s management and expert consultants recently examined in detail all available geophysical, geochemical and drill data to specifically evaluate the potential extension of mineralization from Barrick’s Montgomery-Shoshone open pit mine onto the Company’s adjacent property. In-depth interviews were also conducted with the Continue Reading.
Geology of the Montgomery-Shoshone Gold Deposit – Douglas Jorgensen, Staff Geologist – St. Joe American CorporationThis is an overview of the Montgomery-Shoshone Mine written in 1987 by the staff geologist for the company that owned the property at that time. Geology of the Montgomery-Shoshone Gold Deposit.
- The Montgomery-Shoshone mine is located near Beatty, Nevada, in the historic Rhyolite mining district. .
- 1904-1982 -Shorty Harris and Ed Cross discover the Bullfrog mine -Montgomery-Shoshone property staked, 94,000 oz Au mined by 1911 -Railroad extends to Beatty NV – Towns of Rhyolite and Bullfrog built -Robert Rovert acquires Montgomery-Sboshone patented claims and grants lease/purchase option to Edson Whipple in October, 1978 1982-1988 -St. Joe American discovers major gold deposits associated with detachment faulting -In 1983 St. Continue Reading.