Other Names: Caliente, Cobalt, Panaca
Commodities: gold, silver, lead, copper, vanadium
The Chief district is located on the southeastern tip of the Chief Range about 8 miles north of Caliente. The district is centered in the northwest quarter of T3S, R67E; Averett (1962) listed Cobalt and Panaca as alternate names for Chief.
Whitehill, 1873, p. 98; Angel, 1881, p. 484; Hill, 1912, p. 216; Lincoln, 1923, p. 118; Stoddard, 1932, p. 51; Callaghan, 1936, p. 5; Averett, 1962, p. 25; Tschanz and Pampeyan, 1970, p. 163
Commodities: tungsten, clay, diatomite
Located on the east side of Stretch (1867) placed the district on the east border of Storey County, in the vicinity of the military post. DeGroot (1863) used the name Fort Churchill for the district.
DeGroot, 1863; Stretch, 1867, p. 68; Stoddard, 1932, p. 56; Stoddard and Carpenter, 1950, p.75;Moore,1969,p.24;StagerandTingley,1988, p.111
Other Names: Derby, Clark-Derby, Rainbow
Commodities: diatomite, mercury, gold, silver
Located in the northern Virginia Range, south of the Truckee River in the vicinity of Clark Station. Paher (1970) said gold was discovered at Derby in the fall of 1904. Metallic production was recorded in 1915 from the Ethel property.
U.S. Geological Survey, 1915, p. 651; Stoddard and Carpenter, 1950, p. 51; Bonham, 1969, p. 102; Paher, 1970, p. 37; Tingley, 1990, p.44
Other Names: Tolicha, Yellowgold
Commodities: gold, silver
Located about 5 miles east of U.S. Highway 95 in the ridges and hills north of Tolicha Wash. Most of the mine workings are located at the Clarkdale Mine, and in the vicinity of the Yellow Gold Mine. This district is commonly included in the adjacent Tolicha district.
The Nevada State Journal, Jan. 19, 1947; Kral, 1951, p. 166; Cornwall, 1972, p. 41; Bonham, 1976, 1980; Tingley and others, 1997, p. 7-59