The Skipper Mine Shipper? is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,999 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Tungsten
Lat, Long: 39.05833, -114.37500
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Skipper Mine Shipper? MRDS details
Primary: Skipper Mine Shipper?
Secondary: Lane Tilford Group
Secondary: Hungry Three
Secondary: Three Sister?
Secondary: Usbm Sample Locality Ii
County: White Pine
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: Leased By Associated Tungsten Mines
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: SAMPLES FROM SKIPPER ADIT CONTAINED 0.3-0.66% WO3 ACROSS 4 FT OF QUARTZ VEIN, DUMP GRAB SAMPLE, (5-FT GRID) IN 1981 LYIELDED 0.7 02/TAG ANND 1.02% PB, NO CU, NO, W, Y.
Comment (Location): ON WEST SIDE OF OHIO CANYON UTM IS TO NEAR CENTER OF CLAIM GROUP AREA ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1983
Comment (Deposit): SCHEELITE OCCURS IN SEVERAL NARROW STEEPLY DIPPING QUARTZ VEINS IN GRANITE. SCHEELITE IS SPARSE AND OCCURS AS SMALL SPECKS AND CRYSTAL CLUSTERS SURROUNDING SMALL IRON-STAINED CAVITIES IN THE QUARTZ
Comment (Workings): 2 ADITS, 50 AND 130 FT LONG, AND 2 SHAFTS 20 AND 50 FT DEEP WITH A DRIFT 50 FT LONG FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE DEEPER SHAFT; STOPE
Reference (Deposit): HOSE, R.K., BLAKE, M.C. JR. & SMITH, R.M., 1976, NBMG BULL 85, P. 60-62.
Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H.K., NBMG BULL IN PREPARATION ON TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN NEVADA.
Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1963, UNPUB. DATA, NBMG FILE 335, ITEM 8., ITEM 14
Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1983, MILS DATA
Reference (Deposit): TERRA DATA, 1980, A MINERAL INVENTORY OF THE SCHELL RESOURCE AREA, ELY DISTRICT, NEVADA: PREPARED FOR BLM.
Reference (Production): STAGER, H.K., NBMG BULL IN PREP.
Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1983, OPEN FILE REPORT MLA 56-83
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.