The value of copper is computed at the average rate for the year 12.823 cents per pound and the lead is calculated at 4.309 cents per pound.
The preeminence of Silverbow Count}' is well illustrated in this table, which shows that it produces over 99.5 per cent of the value of the copper product of the State, and over 90 per cent of the total combined value of the gold, silver, copper, and lead.
By Charles G. Yale. PRODUCTION.
Returns received from Nevada indicate a production in 1904 of $5,060,494 in gold, $2,432,830 in silver, $3,115 in copper, and $161,777 in lead, a total of $7,658,216.
Practically all the producing mines of the State reported their 1904 output, and the returns show a large increase over both the Survey and mint figures for 1903.
Gold shows an increase of $1,990,144 over the 1903 Survey returns and of $1,672,494 over the 1903 mint returns, and silver an increase of $333,918 over the 1903 Survey returns, a total increase over 1903 Survey returns of $2,324,062.