The Nevada-Massachusettes Mine is a tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,921 feet.
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Elevation: 4,921 Feet (1,500 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.78167, -118.13222
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Nevada-Massachusettes Mine MRDS details
Primary: Nevada-Massachusettes Mine
Secondary: Humbolt Mine
District: Mill City
Owner Name: Nevada-Massachusettes Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: L
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W skarn
Description: Basin And Range Fault Block, Faults, Stock And Dike Intrusions.
Description: Stank Fault Strikes N-S For 1.5 Miles. Strata West Side Of Fault Dips East, East Side Of Fault Dips 70 West. Strata Strikes N20e. Post-Mineral Faults Also Present.
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification, Albitization
Comment (Workings): CONNECTS AT 300 LEVEL WITH SPRINGER MINE
Comment (Geology): OREBODY APPEARS TO BE A PENDANT LIKE MASS. TRIASSIC SEDIMENTS INTRUDED BY GRANODIORITE STOCKS AND DIKES, PRODUCING CONTACT METAMORPHISM (GARNET-EPIDOTE-WOLLASTONITE-TREMOLITE). THESE WERE FOLLOWED BY ANDESITE DIKES.
Reference (Deposit): KERR, P.F., 1934, GEOLOGY OF THE TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS NEAR MILL CITY, NEVADA, U. OF NEV. BULL., VOL 88, NO. 2
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.