The Summit Mine is a tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,600 feet.
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Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.77944, -118.14444
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Summit Mine MRDS details
Primary: Summit Mine
District: Mill City District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
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: Stank Fault
Description: Cross Faults
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Deposit): IT IS BELIEVED THE SUMMIT BODY IS THE FAULTED SOUTHERN EXTENSION OF THE HUMBOLDT BED. IT IS LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF STANK FAULT AND EXTENDS FROM THE HANGING WALL OF THE FAULT CROSS THE TOP OF STANK HILL AND EXTENDS SOUTH TO A CONTACT WITH PART OF THE SOUTHWEST STOCK. THE SUMMIT WAS MINED FROM THE ADIT LEVEL TO SURFACE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Comment (Location): ON STANK HILL BETWEEN SPRINGER AND STANK CANYONS
Comment (Deposit): IT IS BELIEVED THE SUMMIT BODY IS THE FAULTED SOUTHERN EXTENSION OF THE HUMBOLDT BED IT IS LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF STANK FAULT AND EXTENDS FROM THE HANGING WALL OF THE FAULT ACROSS THE TOP OF STANK HILL AND EXTENDS SOUTH TO A CONTACT WITH PART OF THE SOUTHWEST STOCK
Comment (Workings): THE SUMMIT WAS MINED FROM THE ADIT LEVEL TO THE SURFACE
Reference (Deposit): KERR, 1934, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS NEAR MILL CITY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL 21
Reference (Deposit): KERR, 1946, TUNGSTEN MINERALIZATION IN THE UNITED STATES: GSA MEMOIR 15
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1973, UNPUBLISHED REPORT
Reference (Deposit): STAGER,H.K, IN PREP, NBMG BULL ON TUNGSTEN IN NEV.
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.