Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Mar. 30, 2012
Jun. 30, 2011
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name SILVER HORN MINING LTD.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001058307    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2011    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Is Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer? No    
Is Entity a Voluntary Filer? No    
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 56,513,395
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   253,033,555  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011