Horse Canyon Adit

The Horse Canyon Adit is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,999 feet.

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: Horse Canyon Adit  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 39.04056, -114.36500

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Horse Canyon Adit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Horse Canyon Adit
Secondary: Usbm Sample Locality #13.


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Osceola


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

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fault Striking N 20 E, Dip 60 Se Terminates Vein


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE #13 (USBM) OF VEIN MATERIAL ASSAYED 0.01%


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): ADIT ABOUT 90 FT LONG

Comment (Location): ON WEST SIDE OF HORSE CANYON, TRIBUTARY TO WILLARD CREEK. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1983, OPEN FILE REPORT, MLA, 56-83


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.