Sunset Mine



Place or area from which commercial minerals are or were removed from the Earth; not including oilfield.
See also: Dams, Forests, Locales, and Parks
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.4715893°, -118.4670737°
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5279 ft. (1609 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Sunset Mine is covered by the Pamlico, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Mines

Central Mine 0.3 mi
Pamlico Mines 1.2 mi
Gold Bar Mine 1.3 mi
Good Hope Mine 1.4 mi
La Panta Mine 1.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Hawthorne, NV 9 mi
Walker Lake, NV 20 mi
Mina, NV 20 mi
Schurz, NV 38 mi
Gabbs, NV 40 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Rhodes Cañon Land 0.3 mi
McGill Canyon Land 0.8 mi
Pamlico Man-made 0.9 mi
Never Sweat Canyon Land 1.2 mi
La Panta Man-made 1.2 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is HAWTHORNE AP which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 4,220 feet (1,059 feet lower than Sunset Mine). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .42" 47.9° 24.9°
February .40" 54.9° 29.4°
March .37" 61.4° 34.1°
April .54" 68.9° 39.2°
May .47" 77.8° 46.5°
June .44" 87.5° 54.3°
July .26" 95.3° 61.0°
August .26" 92.7° 59.0°
September .29" 84.3° 51.0°
October .40" 71.2° 41.0°
November .35" 57.5° 31.8°
December .26" 48.3° 24.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 93% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 65% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 100% of other locations on record.