Cortez Mining District Records
Scope and Contents
Includes constitution of the district and notices of location for claims.
- Nevada. Lander County. Cortez Mining District (Organization)
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Mining district in Lander and Eureka Counties, Nevada, and the state's largest producer of turquoise, beginning in 1863.
1.21 Linear Feet (3 items)
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The Cortez Mining District was a mining district in Lander and Eureka Counties, Nevada and the state's largest producer of turquoise. Includes constitution of the district and notices of location for claims (1863-1914).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by George L. Kaeding on June 21, 1932. Transferred via the Mackay School of Mines in 1961.
- Guide to the Cortez Mining District Records
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