Kamma Mountains

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Kamma Mountains
Kamma Mountains is located in Nevada
Kamma Mountains
Location of Kamma Mountains in Nevada [1]
Highest point
Elevation 1,892 m (6,207 ft)
Geography
Country United States
State Nevada
Region Black Rock Desert
District Pershing County /
Humboldt County
Range coordinates 40°46′14.646″N 118°39′53.578″W / 40.77073500°N 118.66488278°W / 40.77073500; -118.66488278Coordinates: 40°46′14.646″N 118°39′53.578″W / 40.77073500°N 118.66488278°W / 40.77073500; -118.66488278
Topo map USGS Sulphur

The Kamma Mountains are a mountain range in Pershing County and Humboldt County, Nevada.[1] The ghost town and railroad siding at Sulphur, Nevada is on the west side of the Kamma Mountains at the eastern edge of the Black Rock Desert playa.

The Kamma Mountains are the site of Nevada's Sulphur Mining District.[2] Allied Nevada Gold Corporation operates the Hycroft Gold Mine, a strip mine in the Kamma Mountains. Allied Nevada re-opened the mine in 2008 after acquiring it from Vista Gold Corporation.[3][4]

Jungo Road (State Route 49) connects east through the Kamma Mountains to Winnemucca and south to Gerlach via Sulphur.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kamma Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 
  2. ^ "Sulphur Mining District". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ "Technical Report – Vista Gold Corp: Hycroft Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA" (PDF). Vista Gold Corporation. 2006-01-25. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-03-09. Retrieved 2008-04-26. 
  4. ^ Allied Nevada Gold Corporation (2009-05-15). "Hycroft Mine Technical Report" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-01-16. 

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