Other Names: Fresno, Georges Canyon, George Canyon, Mine Canyon
Commodities: gold, silver, lead, zinc
The Longstreet district covers a large area in the southern Monitor Range in the vicinity of Big Ten Peak. The district extends from Hunts Canyon on the north to Saulsbury Basin on the south and from Stone Cabin Valley on the east to Ralston Valley on the west, and includes Georges, Longstreet, and Mine Canyons. According to Kral (1951), Fresno may have been the original district name.
Stuart, 1909, p. 93; Kral, 1951, p. 99; Bonham, 1976; Schilling, 1976; Kleinhampl and Ziony, 1984, p. 138; Jones, 1984
Longstreet Placer District Description
Krai (1951) reports that placer gold has been recovered from gravels in Longstreet Canyon, on the east flank of the Monitor Range (T. 6 N., R. 47 E.). Three nuggets were reported found in the canyon, and some gold was recovered from surface detritus at the mouth of the canyon. The lode deposits of the Longstreet district consist of gold-silver ore in rocks described as rhyolitic tuff. There is no recorded placer production.
Krai, 1951: Locates placers; describes recovery of nuggets.
Other Names: Luray, Leroy, Montello, Castle Park, Cobra, Snively
Commodities: lead, silver, copper, zinc, gold
The district is in T37N, R68E, south of Toano Pass at the north end of the Toano Range. The district covers the general area between Castle Park Well in Pilot Creek Valley and Loray, a siding on the Union Pacific Railroad a few miles southwest of Montello. According to Carlson (1974), this is the location of the Snively district, discovered in 1883.
Lincoln, 1923, p. 50; Stoddard, 1932, p. 32; Gianella, 1945, p. 43; Granger and others, 1957, p. 105; Carlson, 1974, p. 219; Bonham, 1980; Wong, 1982, table 1; LaPointe and others, 1991, p.152
Other Names: Buell, Buel, Lucine
Commodities: lead, zinc, silver, copper, gold, molybdenum
The district covers the northern end of the Pilot Range and is situated about 5 miles east of Tacoma on the Union Pacific Railroad. Most of the district is on Copper Mountain in Utah. The original district name was Lucine.
Whitehill, 1875, p. 34; Angel, 1881, p. 395; Stoddard, 1932, p. 33; Gianella, 1945, p. 43, Bonham, 1980; LaPointe and others, 1991, p. 154
Lucky Boy District
Other Names: Hawthorne, Powell Mountain area, Alum Creek
Commodities: silver, gold, lead, antimony, tungsten, molybdenum, uranium, barite, gypsum
The district is centered about Lucky Boy Pass and extends from Corey Peak on the north to the Powell Mountain area, south of Lucky Boy Pass. Lucky Boy is sometimes included, along with the Pamlico and Ashby districts, in a large Hawthorne district.
Stuart, 1909, p. 61; Hill, 1912, p. 208; Lincoln, 1923, p. 144; Stoddard, 1932, p. 60; Vanderburg, 1937a, p. 35; Ross, 1961, p. 82; Lawrence, 1963, p. 124; Garside, 1973, p. 81; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 116