The Little Dude Claims is a tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,463 feet.
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Elevation: 5,463 Feet (1,665 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.55083, -118.85167
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Little Dude Claims MRDS details
Primary: Little Dude Claims
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 2934
District: Farrell District; Stone House District; Seven Troughs District (Northern Part)
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
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W skarn
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 2934 WAS CHIPPED FROM EXPOSED VEINS
Comment (Location): THIS LOCATION HAS BEEN CALLED THE SAGE HEN, BUT QUADE DOES NOT THINK IT FITS THE DESCRIPTION OF THE SAGE HEN, WHICH HE PLACES FARTHER WEST . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): INACTIVE IN 1985 WHEN EXAMINED.
Comment (Deposit): MOST OF THE WORKINGS ARE ON QUARTZ VEINS IN SHEARS WITHIN PHYLLITE-SCHIST IN AN AREA SURROUNDED BY TERTIARY SEDIMENTS. WORKINGS ARE 0.25-0.5 MILE FROM THE RANGE FRONT ON A FAN. MOST OF THE WORKINGS BEAR N 25 W AND DIP CLOSE TO 70 E.
Comment (Workings): SHALLOW INCLINE, ADIT AND PROSPECTS, INCLUDING TRENCHING AND DOZERCUTS
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 6 JUN 85, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS; ORAL COMMUNICATION
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, PL 1.
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.