June Lake Mining District

June Lake Mining District (HMXS2)

Location: June Lake, CA 93529 Mono County
Buy California State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 37° 46.836', W 119° 5.312'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Near this site was located June Lake's first and only commercial mining venture organized in 1924. The district was composed of ten mines or claims, which produced high-grade ore of zinc, lead and silver.

During its heyday, the mines employed 15 workers and produced 100 tons of ore. The facilities included an assay office, shop, pump and bunk houses. Elaborate electrical and hydraulic systems were constructed to operate the mining equipment and machinery.

By 1929 the mines began to falter and soon thereafter all commercial operations ceased. Most of the equipment, machinery and buildings were dismantled and sold. Sporadic private mining activities continued into the 1950s, however those were marginally successful.

Although its existence was brief, the June Lake Mining District made a lasting contribution to the development of Mono County and the June Lake Loop. Today, remnants can still be seen along the east slopes of Reversed Peak.
HM NumberHMXS2
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2007
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Bodie Chapter No. 64
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 5:39pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 316077 N 4183526
Decimal Degrees37.78060000, -119.08853333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 46.836', W 119° 5.312'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 46' 50.16" N, 119° 5' 18.72" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 124 Mountain Vista Dr, June Lake CA 93529, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Carson's Camp
0.17 miles
Legend of June Lake Slot Machines
1.87 miles
West Portal
4.42 miles
Legend of Deadman
6.11 miles
Grave of the Unknown Prospector
7.33 miles
Lost Cement Mine
7.35 miles
Dave McCoy
9.37 miles
Mono Mills
10.2 miles
Mono Mills
10.21 miles
Navy Beach
10.74 miles
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. Does the marker have a number?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?