The Tungsten Prospect #3 is a tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 40.0325, -119.25028
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Tungsten Prospect #3 MRDS details
Primary: Tungsten Prospect #3
District: Nightingale District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W skarn
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Comment (Workings): ADIT ABOUT 40 FT LONG WITH PORTAL PARTIALLY CAVED
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Deposit): ADIT FOLLOWS 3-4 FT THICK BAND OF MASSIVE PALE GARNET TACTITE ENCLOSED IN SHALEY HORNFELS. METASEDIMENTS STRIKE N 30 W, DIP 75-80 SW. MINOR, HAIRLINE QUARTZ VEINLETS CUT THE TACTITE. GRANITE CONTACT IS JUST BELOW THE ADIT LEVEL AND TO THE NORTH; GRANITE IS EXPOSED IN THE DRAINAGE NORTH OF THE PORTAL. TACTITE CONTAINS DIOPSIDE AND EPIDOTE AS WELL AS GARNET.
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1987, UNPUBLISHED DATA ON KUMIVA PEAK 1:100000 MAP AREA.
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.