Snowstorm Mountains District
Located on the north slope of the northern Snowstorm Mountains, mainly in the vicinity of First Creek and Snowstorm Creek.
Bentz and Tingley, 1983, p. 187; LaPointe and others, 1991, p. 201
Other Names: Pilot Mountains
Commodities: manganese, tungsten
Includes a small area in the vicinity of Soda Springs, west of Sodaville. Sodaville was used as an alternate name for the Pilot Mountains district by Lincoln (1923), but Lincoln did not include the area of the present Sodaville district in his Pilot Mountains district.
Hill, 1912, p. 209; Pardee and Jones, 1920, p. 234; Lincoln, 1923, p. 147; Stoddard, 1932, p. 62; Lotz, 1934, p. 21; Vanderburg, 1937a, p. 50; Ross, 1961, p. 83; Bonham, 1976; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 129
Other Names: Arrowhead, Arrow
Commodities: copper, lead, silver
Situated in a canyon on the western slope of the northern section of the Las Vegas Range (northern Pintwater Range), about 75 miles north of Las Vegas. The original district name was Southeastern; Arrowhead is the name of the principal mine.
Whitehill, 1873, p. 97; Angel, 1881, p. 486; Averett, 1962, p. 89; Tschanz and Pampeyan, 1970, p. 176; Tingley, 1989b, p. 7
Spencer Hot Springs District
Other Names: Linka, Spencer Hot Springs area, Spencers Hot Spring
Commodities: tungsten, molybdenum, copper, silver
Located north of Pete’s Canyon on the east side of Smoky Valley, southeast of Austin. This area is sometimes called Linka for the Linka tungsten mine, the major mine in the district.
Stewart and others, 1977, p. 96; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 100