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Star mine, high on the ridge of the hill on the right .

The Evening Star (Star Prospect) claims (No. 57, pl. 30) lies along the sides of a ravine 0.3 miles southwest of the Houghton mine, in the Goodsprings Mining District, in Clark County. There are two tunnels that explore small shoots of lead and zinc ore along a fault that trends northwest. On the south side of the gulch a 100-foot tunnel on the fault encounters sporadic nodules of galena. An 80-foot tunnel high on the ridge on the north side appears to have produced no ore of any value.

The workings have yielded a little lead and low-grade zinc ore.

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Note the remains of the ore cart rail system.

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Adit has been sealed, probably dynamited.

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Ore chute remains.

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Nice view of the valley from the sealed tunnel entrance and tailings pile.

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Tunnel No. 2.

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Tunnel ends with a vertical shaft.

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Vertical shaft.

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It was an interesting hike down the steep slope from the high tunnel No. 1 on the ridge above.
Then, having to navigate underneath the ore chute to get down into the ravine.

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