Rock Creek District
Other Names: Falcon, Divide
Commodities: silver, gold, mercury, antimony
The original Rock Creek district included the Falcon Mine area, situated at the head of Rock Creek, about 10 miles west of Tuscarora. The adjacent Divide area, sometimes included in this district, is considered to be a separate district.
Whitehill, 1877, p. 26; Angel, 1881, p. 395; Lincoln, 1923, p. 54; Stoddard, 1932, p. 30, 34; Gianella, 1945, p. 46; Granger and others, 1957, p. 133; Smith, 1976, p. 143; Bonham, 1976; Schilling, 1976; Wong, 1982, table 1; LaPointe and others, 1991, p. 194
Rock Hill District
Commodities: tungsten, molybdenum, iron, fluorspar
Located near Redlich Summit, 8 miles north of Coaldale, on the eastern tip of the Candelaria Hills. Rock Hill is east of the Candelaria district.
Albers and Stewart, 1972, p. 70; Papke, 1979, p. 19-20; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 68
Rose Creek District
Commodities: tungsten, manganese, beryllium
Located in the vicinity of Rose Creek at the northern end of the East Range. Most of the district is in Pershing County, but the northern tip extends into Humboldt County.
Griffiths, 1964, p. 72-73; Johnson, 1977, p. 81; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 189
Note: The Rosebud placer district description is included in the Rabbit Hole district description.
Other Names: Sawtooth
Commodities: silver, gold, copper, lead
Located in the vicinity of Rosebud Peak in the Kamma Mountains. Stoddard (1934) used Sawtooth as alternate name but the Sawtooth district is located to the northeast in Humboldt County.
Stuart, 1909, p. 123; Hill, 1912, p. 21 4; Lincoln, 1923, p. 215; Stoddard, 1932, p. 79; Vanderburg, 1936b, p. 30; Johnson, 1977, p. 81