Ragged Top District
Other Names: Copper Valley
Located in the southern Trinity Range in the vicinity of Ragged Top Mountain. The Copper Valley district of Lincoln (1923) extended from the Pershing Churchill county line north to the vicinity of Ragged Top Mountain. This district was later divided into Ragged Top, to the north near the Ragged Top Mine, and Copper Valley, to the south on the county line.
Vanderburg, 1936b, p. 25; Johnson, 1977, p. 77; Wong, 1982, table 1; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 185
Other Names: Bullion, Empire City, Pine Mountain, Highland, Carlin Trend
Commodities: lead, copper, silver, gold, zinc, tungsten, iron, titanium, barite, beryllium
Located in the vicinity of the camp of Bullion on Pine Mountain (Bunker Hill) in the northern Piñon Range about 15 miles south-southeast of Carlin. The original district was called Railroad, but was also known as Bullion for the mining town and as Empire City in the 1870s. The Railroad district is sometimes included in the Carlin Trend, an informal grouping of disseminated gold deposits that extends from the southern Railroad district in the Piñon Range on the southeast to Bootstrap district on the northwest.
White, 1871, p. 57; Wheeler, 1872, p. 35; Whitehill, 1873, p. 28; Hill, 1912, p. 203; Lincoln, 1923, p. 53; Stoddard, 1932, p. 33; Gianella, 1945, p. 45; Granger and others, 1957, p. 126; Shawe and others, 1962, p. 121; Griffiths, 1964, p. 72-73; Smith, 1976, p. 137; Ryneer, 1987, p. 265; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 63; Putnam and Henriques, 1991, p. 714; LaPointe and others, 1991, p. 184
Railroad Springs District
Commodities: copper, gold, silver
District covers a small area in and around Railroad Springs in the eastern Palmetto Mountains.
References: Lincoln, 1923, p. 80; Stoddard, 1932, p. 40; Gianella, 1945, p. 59; Albers and Stewart, 1972, p. 70
Commodities: lead, silver, gold, copper
The Rainstorm district is located on the northeast side of Cockeyed Ridge, a north- west-trending ridge that forms the northeastern portion of the Halfpint Range.
Tingley and others, 1997, p. 7-148.