The Granite Claims is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.
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Primary Mineral: Tungsten
Lat, Long: 39.66778, -114.13222
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Granite Claims MRDS details
Primary: Granite Claims
Secondary: Granite #1-#4. Near Sayeed Locality #3
County: White Pine
District: Eagle (Kern, Pleasant Valley, Tungstonia) 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.
Owner Name: Paul Zakis
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Some Bleaching
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
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 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.