The Unnamed Tungsten Deposits is a tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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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.
Lat, Long: 40.56139, -118.96083
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Unnamed Tungsten Deposits MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Tungsten Deposits
District: Staggs District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Occurrence
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
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Comment (Location): UTM LOCATION IS ESTIMATED, UNCERTAIN
Comment (Deposit): TACTITE MASS. BROWN GARNET AND EPIDOTE FORM STREAKS 1 TO 12 INCHES WIDE. VERY LITTLE SCHEELITE IS VISIBLE.
Comment (Geology): BROWN GARNET AND EPIDOTE FORM STREAKS 1 TO 12 INCHES WIDE. VERY LITTLECHEELITE IS VISIBLE.
Comment (Deposit): TACTITE MASS W-SW OF WILLOW SPRING ON THE POINT OF A HILL 150 FEET ABOVE THE GULCH INTO WHICH WILLOW GULCH EMPTIES.
Reference (Deposit): HESS AND LARSEN, 1922, CONTACT METAMORPHIC TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF THE U.S.; USGS BULL. 725-D, P.293-94
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA, NBMG BULL. 89
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.