The Sutton Ii Mine is a tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,849 feet.
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Elevation: 4,849 Feet (1,478 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.78361, -118.13000
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Sutton Ii Mine MRDS details
Primary: Sutton Ii Mine
Secondary: Sutton No. 2
Secondary: North Sutton Mine
Secondary: Springer Mine
District: Mill City District
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Utah International, Inc., A. F. Metcalfe, Manager
Home Office: P. O. Box 325, Imlay, Nv 89418.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: L
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
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Analytical Data: 0.4% WO3
Comment (Location): NORTH SUTTON MINE WAS A SEPARATE DEPOSIT (M231463) BUT WAS MINED THROUGH THE SUTTON II WORKINGS. LOCATION FROM STAGER AND TINGLEY (1988).
Comment (Development): LISTED AS AN ACTIVE UNDERGROUND MINE UNDERGOING CURRENT DEVELOPMENT IN 1983, EMPLOYING 11 PERSONS.
Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT ENCOMPASSES THE WEST BED, AND EAST SUTTON BED. PORTIONS OF THESE BEDS WERE FAULTED.
Comment (Workings): THE MINE OPENED BY AN ADIT 1220 FT LONG ON THE WEST BED WITH PARALLEL DRIFTS FOLLOWING THE EAST SUTTON BED. MOST OF THE ORE WAS REMOVED BY SURFACE MINING.
Comment (Deposit): NORTH SUTTON MINE OPENED BY AN ADIT, 1220 FT. LONG, ON THE WEST BED WITH PARALLEL DRIFTS FOLLOWING THE EAST SUTTON BED. THE NORTH SUTTON MINE IS PART OF THE SAME BELT AS SOUTH SUTTON MINE AND UNCLE SAM WORKINGS. PORTIONS OF THE SUTTON BEDS WERE FAULTED AND MOVED INTO POSITION PARALLEL AND EAST OF THE NORTH SUTTON MINE. SOME ORE FROM THIS PORTION WAS TAKEN OUT FROM THE NORTH SUTTON UNDERGROUND, BUT MOST WAS REMOVED BY SURFACE METHODS FROM THE SUTTON FOOT WALL PIT. NOW UNDER DEVELOPMENT BY UTAH INTERNATIONAL AND IS NOW CALLED SPRINGER MINE WHICH ALSO INCLUDES THE SOUTH SUTTON, UNCLE SAM, BAKER AND ORPHAN MINES. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Reference (Deposit): NBMG MAP 84, 1983, ACTIVE MINES AND OIL FIELDS.
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D. M., 1977, IN GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL.89
Reference (Deposit): KERR, 1946, TUNGSTEN MINERALIZATION IN THE UNITED STATES: GSA MEMOIR 15
Reference (Deposit): KERR, 1934, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS NEAR MILL CITY NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 21
Reference (Deposit): STAGER H. K. AND TINGLEY, J. V., 1988, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF NEVADA, NBMG BULLETIN 105, P.170, 179
Reference (Deposit): DIVISION OF MINE INSPECTION, DEC., 1983, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1983.
Reference (Deposit): KING, W. H. AND HOLMES, G.H., JR., 19 , INVESTIGATION OF NEVADA-MASSACHUSETTS TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS, PERSHING COUNTY, NV, USBM REPORT OF INVESTIGATIONS 4634
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.