The Ore Drag Mine is a antimony and tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,001 feet.
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Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)
Commodity: Antimony, Tungsten
Lat, Long: 40.56194, -117.43694
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Ore Drag Mine MRDS details
Primary: Ore Drag Mine
Secondary: Tungsten No.14, Peacock Swackhammer
Secondary: Drag Ore
District: Iron Hat District
Owner Name: Mark Durfee
Home Office: Battle Mountain
Years: 1957 -
Time Period: 1935-1941
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1940
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Basin And Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W skarn
Description: Two N-Trending Faults
Description: Fault Shear Zone
Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD HAS BEEN MERGED WITH M060517, WHICH HAS BEEN DELETED.
Comment (Deposit): SCHEELITE ASSOCIATED WITH STIBNITE ORE IN SHEAR ZONE. STIBNITE OCCURS AS SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED PODS AND STREAKS IN STRINGERS, VEINS AND MASSES OF QUARTZ. SHEAR ZONE ALSO CONTAINS SMALL AMOUNT OF SILVER.; MODEL NAME COULD ALSO BE: SIMPLE SB.
Comment (Location): SOUTH SIDE OF LEE CANYON NEAR CREST OF TOBIN RANGE. IT IS ABOUT 3 MILES VIA STEEP TRAIL FROM NEAREST ROAD, WHICH WAS WASHED OUT (TINGLEY, 1984, UNPUBLISHED NOTES).
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., 1945, UNPUBLISHED DATA: NBMG UNPUBLISHED (TINGLEY) FILES.
Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H.K., AND TINGLEY, J.V., 1988, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 105, P. 164-165.
Reference (Deposit): LAWRENCE, E.F., 1963, ANTIMONY DEPOSITS OF NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 61, P. 200.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 89 P.61-62
Reference (Deposit): VANDERBURG, W.O., 1936, RECONNAISSANCE OF MINING DISTRICTS IN PERSHING COUNTY NEVADA: USBM INFORMATION CIRCULAR 6902.
Reference (Deposit): DONAHOE, J. 1979, ORE DRAG MINE, UNPUBLISHED DRAFT CRIB RECORD, UPDATED IN 1984 BY J. TINGLEY, PERSHING COUNTY, IRON HAT DISTRICT: NBMG UNPUBLISHED MINING DISTRICT FILES (TINGLEY) FILES.
Reference (Production): LAWRENCE (1963)
Nevada has a total of 368 distinct gold districts. Of the of those, just 36 are major producers with production and/or reserves of over 1,000,000 ounces, 49 have production and/or reserves of over 100,000 ounces, with the rest having less than 100,000 ounces. Read more at Gold Districts of Nevada.