Other Names: Railroad Pass, Vincent, Flatiron, Glonite
Commodities: gold, tungsten, alunite
The Alunite district is located in vicinity of Railroad Pass about 19 miles southeast of Las Vegas. The district occupies most of T23S, R63E in the Black Hills, southwest of Railroad Pass. The southern part of the district may have been known as Flatiron in 1910. Averett (1962) lists Glonite as an alternate name.
Hill, 1912, p. 202; Lincoln, 1923, p. 16; Stoddard, 1932, p. 23; Vanderburg, 1937b, p. 12; Gianella, 1945, p. 22; Averett, 1962, p. 2, 42; Longwell and others, 1965, p. 143; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 43
Antelope District (Eureka County)
Other Names: Leopold, Black Rock, Tonkin, Tonkin Springs
Commodities: gold, lead, zinc, silver, copper, antimony, barite
The district is located on the western slope of the Roberts Mountains north of Eureka, near Roberts Creek Station on the old overland road.The original name of the district, Leopold, was changed to Antelope by 1881. The Territorial Enterprise (1877) mentions a Black Rock district “in the vicinity of Roberts Creek” that may have been this same area.
The present district includes the western part of the Roberts Mountains and a small area in the Simpson Park Mountains in the vicinity of Tonkin Springs.
Whitehill, 1873, p. 79; Territorial Enterprise, April 6, 1877; Angel, 1881, p. 428, 435; Stoddard, 1932, p. 42; Vanderburg, 1938b, p. 17; Lawrence, 1963, p. 68-69; Roberts and others, 1967, p. 65; Papke, 1984, table 3; Gesick, 1987, p. 306, 308
Antelope District (Nye County)
This district is described as being “south of West Gate about 25 miles”; the exact location is unknown.
Whitehill, 1873, p. 19