Granite Claims

The Granite Claims is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Granite Claims  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 39.66778, -114.13222

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Granite Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Granite Claims
Secondary: Granite #1-#4. Near Sayeed Locality #3


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Eagle (Kern, Pleasant Valley, Tungstonia) District


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Paul Zakis


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Some Bleaching


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Muscovite


Comments

Comment (Geology): LIMESTONE SHOWS LOCAL COARSENING INTEXTURE

Comment (Development): INACTIVE AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN 1980

Comment (Location): AT END OF ROAD UP MALLORY CANYON ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972

Comment (Deposit): BOXWORK. UV LAMP SHOWS WHAT MAY BE A FEW GRAINS OF SCHEELITE.

Comment (Workings): SMALL HOLE ABOUT 8 FT DEEP, SMALL INCLINED SHAFT ABOUT 20 FT DEEP


References

Reference (Deposit): SAYEED, U.A., 1973, PETROLOGY AND STRUCTURE OF THE KERN MTS. PLUTONIC COMPLEX, WHITE PINE CO., NV., AND JUAB CO., UTAH; UNIV. OF NEB. PHD. DISSERTATION

Reference (Deposit): JONES, R.B., 1980, FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT


Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.