Eastern Mojave Vegetation Aurora, Mineral County, Nevada.


See also: Esmeralda.

Former populated place and mining camp.

Aurora was believed to be in California from March 24, 1861 until September 16, 1863.

Latitude: 38.2871421 Longitude: -118.9006963 ( decimal)
Elevation: 7441ft, 2268m.

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Billeb, Emil B. 1968. Mining Camp Days. Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1968. {TAS}
  • Browne, J. Ross. 1863-1865. J. Ross Browne's Illustrated Mining Adventures, 1863-1865. Balboa Island, California: Paisano Press, 1861. {TAS} Selected articles about Browne's visits to Aurora, Bodie, Mono Lake, Walker River, Reese River, Lost Mines, New Almaden, and Santa Cruz.
  • Kersten, Earl W. 1964. The early settlement of Aurora, Nevada, and nearby mining camps. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 54: 490.
  • Shevenell, Lisa, and Larry J. Garside. 2006. Nevada Geothermal Resources. Reno, NV: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 2005. {TAS-pdf}
  • Tingley, Joseph V. 1990. Mineral Resource Inventory, Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, Navada. NBMG Open File Report 90-1. Reno, Nevada: United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, January 1990. {TAS-pdf}
  • Wasson, Jos. 1878. Bodie and Esmeralda. San Francisco, CA: Spaulding, Barto & Co., May, 1878. {TAS} Souvenir reprint 1963 by Wendell Hammon and Theron Fox.
  • Wilusz, John P. 2002. The Colorful History of the California/Nevada State Boundary. Professional Surveyor. Pts. 1-2. (http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/row/landsurveys/Study_material/State_Boundaries/ca-nv-border-p1-2.pdf, date retrieved: 19 April 2016)
No collections made at this location.
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Date and time this article was prepared:11:12:19 AM, 5/10/2024.