Other Names: Crystal, Osgood Range, Getchell, Kelly Creek, Preble
Commodities: gold, tungsten, silver, copper, molybdenum, arsenic, antimony, mercury, barite
The Crystal district was organized in the Fremont (Osgood) Range in 1874. By 1878 the name had been changed to Potosi and the district included all of the northern Osgood Range. The district is now considered to extend from Kelly Creek Valley on the east to Preble at the south end of the Osgood Range just north of Preble Crossing of the Humboldt River.
Winnemucca Silver State, September 17, 1874; Stoddard, 1932, p. 46; Vanderburg, 1938a, p. 40; Bailey and Phoenix, 1944, p. 100; Willden, 1964, tables 18, 19; Lawrence, 1963, p. 86; Bonham, 1976; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 76
Potosi Placer District Description
A few ounces of placer gold was recovered from stream gravels in the Potosi district (T. 38 N., R. 42 E.) on the east side of the Osgood Mountains. The gold was probably derived from erosion of the rich gold-silver ores of the Getchell mine and similar veins.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1958.
Poverty Peak District
Located in the northern part of Hot Springs Range.
Bailey and Phoenix, 1944, p. 101; Willden, 1964, tables 14, 15
Other Names: Silver Zone
Commodities: tungsten, silver, copper, limestone
The Proctor district is located in the vicinity of Proctor, a station on the Union Pacific Railroad at Silver Zone Pass in the central Toano Range.
Lincoln, 1923, p. 53; Stoddard, 1932, p. 33; Gianella, 1945, p. 45; Granger and others, 1957, p. 124; Smith 1976, p. 133; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 63; LaPointe and others, 1991, p. 183
Other Names: Warm Springs
Commodities: gold, silver, copper, lead
The Pueblo district is in the Pueblo Mountains, just south of the Oregon state line. The district was organized about the time of the Black Rock excitement, but miners were driven out in 1864. Pueblo and Vicksburg, to the south in the Pine Forest Range, are sometimes combined into a large Warm Springs district.
Stretch, 1867, p. 45; Lincoln, 1923, p. 105; Stoddard, 1932, p. 48; Vanderburg, 1938a, p. 49; Willden, 1964, p. 121-122 and tables 20, 21
Other Names: Pyramid Lake, New El Dorado
Commodities: silver, gold, copper, uranium, lead, zinc, tungsten, molybdenum, arsenic
Located in the vicinity of Mullen Pass in the northern Pah Rah Range. Washoe County mining records locate a New El Dorado district in sections 15, 16, 21 T23N, R21E, an area now included in the Pyramid district.
Whitehill, 1877, p. 158; Lincoln, 1923, p. 238; Stoddard, 1932, p. 84; Overton, 1947, p. 81; La Heist, 1965, p. 66; Bonham, 1969, p. 81; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 203; Washoe Country mining records