Golden Arrow Nevada
Golden Arrow Nevada Overview
Golden Arrow was a mining district located in Nye County, Nevada that was also known as Blakes Camp.
Ore was discovered in 1904 and the mining district was established in 1905.
Golden Arrow Nevada History
Gold was discovered in 1904 but the mines were not particularly productive and after several years the site was abandoned.
The town included a wood-frame hotel, store, and saloons.
- October 1904 – Gold was discovered in the Golden Arrow district and within months a number of mines were in operation, exploiting high-grade gold/quartz veins to depths of up to around 400′.
- June 1905 – Gold was discovered in veins at Blake’s Camp, located about 3 miles to the northwest of the original Golden Arrow discoveries.
- September 1905 – Ore was discovered by brothers Claude Augustine Page and Marl Ashton Page.
- Late 1906 – The Golden Arrow Mining Company laid out a townsite.
- 1942 – Gold production continued until the 1930s but then production declined until most mines were closed in 1942.
Gold and silver.
Unknown at this time.
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The Population of Golden Arrow Nevada
About 200 residents.
- Located 12 southwest of Clifford.
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- The Golden Arrow district is located on the western side of the northern Kawich Range about 40 miles southeast of Tonopah. The district covers the lower flanks of the range along the edge of Cactus Flat and includes the old camps of Golden Arrow and Blakes Camp. Blakes Camp was the original district name.
- The Golden Arrow property is located in south-central Nevada, approximately 40mi east of Tonopah on the western flank of the Kawich Range within the Golden Arrow mining district of central Nye County.
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Photos and Videos
- Paher, Stanley (1970), Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, Howell-North Books, page 345
- Tingley, Joseph V., Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Report 47 – Mining Districts of Nevada, page 105
- Technical Report, Golden Arrow Project, Nye County, Nevada
- United States Geological Survey – Golden Arrow