The Baker Workings is a tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,902 feet.
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Elevation: 4,902 Feet (1,494 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.78778, -118.12861
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Baker Workings MRDS details
Primary: Baker Workings
Secondary: North Sutton
Secondary: Uncle Sam Midway
Secondary: Springer Mine 1988
District: Mill City District
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.
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
Comment (Location): LOCATION FROM STAGER AND TINGLEY (1988).
Comment (Production): PRODUCTION INCLUDED WITH NORTH & SOUTH SUTTON, UNCLE SAM, AND ORPHAN.
Comment (Deposit): THE BAKER PROSPECT IS PART OF THE SUTTON BED THAT HAS BEEN CUT AND FAULTED NORTH OF THE NORTH SUTTON MINE
Comment (Workings): THIS MINE WAS MINED UNDERGROUND AS PART OF THE NORTH SUTTON MINE
Comment (Deposit): THE BAKER PROSPECT IS PART OF THE SUTTON BED THAT'S BEEN CUT AND FAULTED NORTH OF THE NORTH SUTTON MINE. IT WAS LATER MINED UNDERGROUND AS PART OF THE NORTH SUTTON MINE. PRODUCTION WAS INCLUDED WITH THE NORTH SUTTON. NOW UNDER DEVELOPMENT BY UTAH INTERNATIONAL AND IS NOW CALLED THE SPRINGER MINE WHICH INCLUDES THE NORTH SUTTON, SOUTH SUTTON, UNCLE SAM, AND ORPHAN MINES. TINGLEY (PERSONAL COMM., 1990) SAYS KING AND HOLMES MISLOCATED NORTH SUTTON NO. 1.
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.170-172
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.