The Montgomery-Shoshone mine was located by E A Montgomery near Rhyolite, Nevada in 1904. The
Montgomery-Shoshone property was on a talcose vein on a rhyolite hill. The ores of the mine reportedly ran as high
as $200 to $300 per ton in both gold and silver values. The proportion of told to silver was reported as two-thirds
to one-third. The silver occurred ruby silver and as chloride; the gold was free.
Mill: The Montgomery-Shoshone mill was erected in 1907. It was a concentration-cyanidation mill. The
mill treated about 6000 tons of ore per month which averaged $10 to $12 per town and carried a silver
to gold ration of about 12:1. The milling costs averaged about $2.25 per ton. The ore was hoisted by
cage and tram. November 30, 1910 the Montgomery-Shoshone mine, at Rhyolite, Nevada, closed permanently
after exhaustive exploration by drilling.
Montgomery-Shoshone Mill in Rhyolite, Nevada.