Walker Tri-State Mine

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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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: Walker Tri-State Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Clark

Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)

Commodity: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 36.63528, -114.07639

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Walker Tri-State Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Walker Tri-State Mine
Secondary: Silver Leaf
Secondary: Silver Leaf No. 1 Claims
Secondary: Mesquite
Secondary: Deer Trail
Secondary: Cabin Canyon


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: Clark
District: Bunkerville


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Rl Condie, Brent Walker


Production

Year: 1971
Time Period: 1953-71
Material type: W
Description: Cp_Grade: ^0.2-1.0 Percent Wo3 Avg 0.43


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

Type: L
Description: Reverse Fault W/N 50 E, 65 S Bearing


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Hornblendite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Hornblendite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite


Comments

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.


References

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 .


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