Commodities: decorative stone, tungsten
The district includes the south slopes of Leppy Peak, north of Wendover, and an area south of Wendover, west of the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Smith, 1976, p. 175; LaPointe and others, 1991, p. 223
Other Names: West Gate
Commodities: silver, lead, gold, antimony
Located at the southern end of the Clan Alpine Mountains, in the low hills north and south of U.S. Highway 50.
Hill, 1912, p. 200; Lincoln, 1923, p. 13; Stoddard, 1932, p. 22; Lawrence, 1963, p. 35
Whisky Flat District
Other Names: Pahdet, Whiskey Flat, Sulfide, Sulphide
Commodities: copper, silver, gold, tungsten
Located at the south end of Whisky Flat, on the northern slope of the Excelsior Mountains, the district includes the north-trending spur of the Excelsior Mountains that separates Whisky Flat on the west from Rattlesnake Flat on the east. The Territorial Enterprise (1866) described the Pahdet district as “35 miles due east of Aurora” and Stretch (1867) said the district lay “to the southeast of Aurora.” The 1880 map shows Pahdet to be in area of the present Whisky Flat district, possibly extending to the southeast. Schilling (1976) listed Sulphide as an alternate name for Whisky Flat.
Territorial Enterprise, July 4, 1866, 2:2; Lincoln, 1923, p. 157; Stoddard, 1932, p. 63; Vanderburg, 1937a, p. 78; Schilling, 1976; Bonham, 1980; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 132
White Caps District
Other Names: Quartzite Hill
Commodities: lead, zinc, silver
Located in the Las Vegas Range northeast of Quail Spring, east of the Gass Peak district.
USBM MILS database, Sequence No. 3200300325; Sylvester,1941, p. 1; Tingley and others, 1993, p. 29