Panther Canyon Tungsten Prospect

The Panther Canyon Tungsten Prospect is a tungsten and silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.

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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Panther Canyon Tungsten Prospect  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation:

Commodity: Tungsten, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.45, -118.23333

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Panther Canyon Tungsten Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Panther Canyon Tungsten Prospect
Secondary: Echo
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 2567
Secondary: J. K. Claims


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Bismuth
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Vanadium
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Rye Patch District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

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Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE 2567, DUMP GRAB OF PYRITIZED LIMESTONE WITH QUARTZ VEINLETS, PYRITE, AND SCHEELITE, CONTAINS 2 % FE, 0.7 % - MG, +20 % CA, 0.1 % TI, 500 PPM MN, 100 PPM AG, 50 PPM B, 30- PPM BA, +1000 PPM BI, 100 PPM CD, 5 PPM CO, 100 PPM CU, 100- PPM MO, 30 PPM NI, 5000 PPM PB, 500 PPM SR, 700 PPM V, 150 PP-M W, 20 PPM Y, 200 PPM ZN, AND 0.05 PPM AU (BY AA ANALYSIS).


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): ONE LARGE BEDDING VEIN AND 3 SMALL BEDDING VEINS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH SILICIFIED AREAS BORDERING THE DIKES. THE VEINS ARE PARALLEL TO THE LIMESTONE BEDDING. SCHEELITE OCCURS IN THESE THIN (UP TO 1 FT) QUARTZ VEINS ALONG WITH A LITTLE COLORLESS-BERYL, IRREGULARLY DISTRIB-UTED THROUGHOUT THE VEIN. AVERAGE TUNGSTEN CONTENT IS ABOUT 0.-5 % WO3. A SECOND VEIN 300 FT SOUTH AND 100 FT LOWER ON THE HI-LLSIDE IS 6 INCHES WIDE AND CONTAINS ABOUT 0.5 % WO3. A LOWER -CROSSCUT ADIT CUT SEVERAL QUARTZ VEINLETS 1-6 IN WIDE WHICH CO-NTAINED SCHEELITE. IN GENERAL, VEINS CONTAIN MINOR SERICITE, T-RACE OF DARK GREY SULFIDE AND SOME CALCITE. LIMESTONE NEAR VEI-NS IS PARTIALLY BLEACHED, PYRITIZED, AND RECRYSTALLIZED ALONG -BEDDING, AND NOW IRON-STAINED DUE TO OXIDATION OF PYRITE.

Comment (Development): IN 1942, THE PROPERTY WAS EXPLORED BY FRED JOHNSON, BUT NO PRODUCTION WAS REPORTED. THERE WAS NO ACTIVITY WHEN EXA-MINED IN 1984 AND THE PROPERTY APPEARED TO HAVE BEEN LONG IDLE-, BUT J. K. CLAIMS WERE STAKED OVER THE AREA 3-5 YEARS AGO.

Comment (Location): ABOUT A MILE BELOW THE BRADLEY MINE; PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = UNIONVILLE (1954) 1:625000

Comment (Deposit): FOUR CLAIMS COVERING THE KNOWN OCCURRENCE OF ORE ARE SITUATED ON THE RIDGE JUST NORTH OF PANTHER CANYON-CONSTITUTING THE PANTHER CANYON PROSPECT. ONE LARGE BEDDING VEIN AND THREE SMALL BEDDING VEINS HAVE BEEN EXPOSED IN TRENCH WORKINGS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT; 3 FIELD OBSERV

Comment (Workings): TRENCH; 4 ADITS; 75-FT DEEP INCLINED SHAFT. CROSSCUT ADIT 350 FT LONG WAS DRIVEN FROM A POINT LOWER ON THE HILL TO- EXPLORE THE VEINS AT DEPTH

Comment (Geology): THE QUARTZ-TUNGSTEN VEINS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH SILICIFIED AREAS BORDERING THE DIKES. THE VEINS ARE PARALLEL TO THE LIMESTONE BEDDING.


References

Reference (Deposit): VITALIANO, 1944, CONTACT METAMORPHISM AT RYE PATCH NEVADA; GSA BULL. V. 55, P 921-950

Reference (Deposit): WALLACE ET AL, 1969, GEOLOGIC MAP OF UNIONVILLE QUAD., PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: USGS MAP GQ-820.

Reference (Deposit): VITALIANO, 1944, GSA BULL., VOL. 55, NO. 8.

Reference (Deposit): BONHAM, H. F., JR., 27 SEP 84, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.

Reference (Deposit): NBMG STAFF, 1985, NBMG OFR 85-3

Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H. K., IN PREPARATION, NBMG BULL ON TUNGSTENDEPOSITS OF NEVADA.


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