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Gass Peak Nevada

Gass Peak Nevada

Gass Peak Nevada Overview

Gass Peak was a mining district located in Clark County, Nevada.

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Year Established/Founded


Gass Peak Nevada History

The Gass Peak Mining District was active from 1916 to 1917.

Gass Peak was named for an early pioneer, Octavius Decatur “O. D.” Gass.


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Zinc, silver, lead, gold, and uranium


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Post Office


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The Population of Gass Peak Nevada

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The Gass Peak district is at Gass Peak, the southernmost peak of the Las Vegas Range, about 8 miles northwest of Las Vegas; the district includes all of Gass Peak, but most mining activity has been confined to the southern slope of the peak.

GPS Coordinates

36° 22′ 30.88″ N, 115° 10′ 29.02″ W

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References Used

  • The Nevada State Writers Project Administration (1941), Origin of Place Names Nevada, page 19
  • Lincoln, Francis Church, (1964), Nevada Bureau of Mines, Report 7, Outline of Nevada Mining History
  • Tingley, Joseph V., Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Report 47 – Mining Districts of Nevada
  • United States Geological Survey – Gass Peak

Gass Peak Nevada