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Queen of Sheba Mine - Death Valley National Park

Furnace Creek, California (Inyo County)
Last Updated: 02/23/2019

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This easy 4x4 route to the Queen of Sheba Mine follows the original haul road and was in limited commercial use as recently as the 1970's. Total production of the Queen of Sheba has reportedly been 5,000,000 lbs. of lead, 100,000 ozs. of silver, 1,500 ozs. of gold, and 146,000 lbs. of copper. There are extensive mine ruins, and several 2 track trails to explore around the Queen of Sheba Mine. The town and camp of Carbonite sprang up around 1900 near the Carbonite Mine site which is a short distance away. There are no ruins of the town visible.

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Official Crew
Visited: 11/28/2017

There is a lot to look at around the Queen of Sheba Mine ruins.

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