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Surprise Mine.  Goodsprings, Nevada.

35°49'4.01"N  115°29'16.01"W
USGS Full Report

Primary Mining: Zinc
Secondary Mining: Lead

Surprise 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.

Surprise Mine has two site claims.  Site 1 is behind and above the Fredrickson Mine.  Site 2 is behind and above the Hermosa Mine which we have yet to explore.  We have only viewed the Surprise Mine from a distance because we are unsure if it is still open. 

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