- Mojave Desert
Mojave Desert Mines & Mills
Including gold mines, silver mines, and various other metals and minerals ...
In 1912 Germans came to the area looking for scheelite ore, the ore tungsten ...
A magnesite (magnesium) mine high up on the side of the cliff in Afton Canyon. ...
Bonanza King Mine
The Bonanza King Mine in the Mojave Preserve is located just to the north of ...
Bonanza King Mill
The "fat hill" produced silver, lead and zinc for a century. At its peak over ...
Death Valley Mine
Originally called Dawson Camp, the Death Valley Gold Milling and Mining Company first ...
Desert Queen Mine
After somewhat dubious beginings, the Desert Queen Mine became one of the ...
Eagle Cliff Mine
Joshua Tree National Park
Panamint Mountains, Death Valley NP
Evening Star Mine
The Evening Star mine was in production between 1939 and 1944 and was ...
Gold Hammer Mine
The Gold Hammer, in the southern most part of the Mojave Preserve, appears to ...
These ruins east of Keeler are of a "reverberating" smelter. Smelters were used ...
Lippencott Lead Mine
Lost Burro Mine
Lost Horse Mine
An exception is the Lost Horse Mine, which produced 10,000 ounces of gold and ...
The ore from the original mine shaft at the base of Mastodon Peak produced ...
The OK and Supply mines were top producers starting up about 1899 providing ...
Old Dominion Mine
Copper and some gold were dug out of the Old Dominion mine. The view of ...
Old Dutch Cleanser Mine
In 1899, Doug Graham and Smiley Jones found some gold float in the canyon, followed it ...
Silver Bell (Barstow)
Silver Bell Mine
Clearly visible in the eastern Hexie Mountains about .75 mile from the Pinto Basin Road west of the cholla cactus ...
The Virginia Dale Mine dates to the early 1880s and little is known of its ...
Wall Street Mill
Bill Keys operated the Wall Street mill, which was originally owned by ...
Milling operation ruins near Cottonwood Springs
Many mines and ghosttown ruins have become active under private ownership. DO NOT TRESPASS! Obtain permission from the property owner before entering any private property for any activity.