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Lavina Mine is located South of Las Vegas, Nevada. Nearest towns are Jean, Nevada,  Goodsprings, Nevada  and Sandy Valley, Nevada. Primary mining in the area included: copper, lead, silver, gold and zinc.

Lavina Mine looked promising with 3 or 4 open portals, but none had any significant depth.  In the valley below, there appeared to be an incomplete trail carved into the hillside, but with a closer look the area was mined.  At best, this mine should be classified as a surface prospect.

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Lavina Mine.  Goodsprings, Nevada.

35°50'40.92"N  115°28'39.86"W
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Primary Mining: Gold
Secondary Mining: Silver, Lead, Copper, Pyrite