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Hoodoo Mine

The Hoodoo claim (No. 49, pl. 30) lies at the east end of a drain that extends westward in the cluster of low hills 7 miles southwest of Goodsprings, in the Goodsprings Mining District, in Clark County. The claim was located by S.C. Root and R.R. Courtright in 1898, but very little work was done until 1911, when the Kansas-Nevada Mining Co. was organized.

The workings include three tunnels, the longest of which contains 750 feet of drifts and several shafts and winzes. All these explorations are found in a block of dolomitized Monte Cristo limestone that has been thrust upon beds of the Bird Spring formation. Several isolated bodies of lead and zinc ore have been struck in the tunnel.

Most production occurred during the years 1911 to 1927. Total production included 16.9tons of lead, 94.9 tons of zinc, and 523 lbs of silver.

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Two higher up adits and tunnels - I did not explore these.

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Lower adit - this is the tunnel I explored.

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Main shaft, with lots of trash.

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A ladder up to another level.

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Vertical shaft.

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A lower level

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Another vertical shaft with some kind of equipment installed.

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