Other Names: Aurum, Schell Creek
County: White Pine
Commodities: silver, tungsten
This district is located in the vicinity of Lovell Peak on the crest of the Schell Creek Range, north of Schellbourne Pass. Schellbourne is the northernmost of the five small districts sometimes included in the large Aurum district that covered all of the northern Schell Creek Range. Schellbourne was included, at one time, with the Siegel and Ruby Hill districts in the historic Schell Creek district.
Hill, 1912, p. 226, 228; Lincoln, 1923, p. 241; Stoddard, 1932, p. 85; Hose and others, 1976, p. 43; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 205
Note: The Scossa placer district description is included in the Antelope District description.
Commodities: gold, silver, titanium
District is mostly in section 10, T33N, R30E.
Jones and others, 1931, p. 5; Stoddard, 1932, p. 80; Vanderburg, 1936b, p. 36; Beal, 1963, p. 22; Johnson, 1977, p. 87
Scraper Springs District
Commodities: zunyite, barite, silver
Located in the vicinity of Scraper Springs and Scraper Summit, about 10 miles northeast of Midas.
Bentz and Tingley, 1983, p. 184; LaPointe and others, 1991, p. 198
Seaman Range District
Commodities: gold, mercury, uranium, copper, zinc
Located in the area of Timber Mountain, south of Timber Mountain Pass in the Seaman Range. The major part of the district is in Lincoln County, but it also extends north into Nye County.
Tingley and Castor, 1991, p. 59; Tingley, 1991, p. 23