The Walker Tri-State Mine is a tungsten mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
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Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Lat, Long: 36.63528, -114.07639
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Walker Tri-State Mine MRDS details
Primary: Walker Tri-State Mine
Secondary: Silver Leaf
Secondary: Silver Leaf No. 1 Claims
Secondary: Deer Trail
Secondary: Cabin Canyon
Land ownership: Private
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.
Owner Name: Rl Condie, Brent Walker
Time Period: 1953-71
Material type: W
Description: Cp_Grade: ^0.2-1.0 Percent Wo3 Avg 0.43
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Reverse Fault W/N 50 E, 65 S Bearing
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS INACCESSIBLE IN 1960 DUE TO EXTENSIVE FLOODING. TWO DIAGRAMS IN BEAL, 1965 OF UPPER AND LOWER WORKINGS.
Comment (Location): NW OF VIRGIN MTNS., SE OF BUNKERVILLE RIDGE
Comment (Geology): HIGHER WO2 VALUES IN THE UPPER ADIT OF THE UPPER WORKINGS IN QUARTZ VEINS. ASSOCIATED HORNBLENDITE DIKES CONTAIN LIMITED AMOUNTS OF EXPANSIBLE HYDROBIOTITE. MINE IS LOCATED ALONG THE SOUTH CENTRAL PORTION OF THE MINERAL BELT EXTENDING SE FROM ARIZONA BORDER TO 1.5 MILES NE OF VIRGIN PEAK.
Reference (Deposit): NBM BULL., STAGER, H.K. (IN PREP. JAN. 1984)
Reference (Deposit): LONGWELL, C. R., PAMPEYAN, E. H., BOWYER, B., ROBERTS, R. J., 1965 , GEOLOGY & MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK COUNTY, NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 62 , P. 179 .
Reference (Deposit): BEAL, LAURENCE H., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF BUNKERVILLE MINING DISTRICT, CLARK CO., NEVADA: NEV. BUREAU MINES BULL. 63 , P. 76 - 79 .
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.