Silver mining in Nevada - Wikipedia
Silver mining in Nevada, a state of the United States, ... The largest operating mine in the Comstock District is the Lucerne Mine near Gold Hill, which produced 222,416 ounces of silver and 19,601 ounces of gold in 2014. ... By 1867, there were 11 ore-processing mills in the district. The ore deposits are veins in quartz monzonite and quartzite.