Zig Zag Mine

The Zig Zag Mine is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,900 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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: Zig Zag Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 6,900 Feet (2,103 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 38.81667, -114.35000

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Zig Zag Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Zig Zag Mine
Secondary: Calico


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Shoshone


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1943
Time Period: 1942-1943
Description: Cp_Grade: ^Approx 1.75 Percent W03


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Production): NBM BULL, STAGER H.K. (IN PREP. JAN.1984)

Reference (Deposit): NBM BULL., STAGER, H.K. (IN PREP. JAN. 1984)


Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.