The Maher Mine is a tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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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.
Lat, Long: 40.20333, -119.27944
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Maher Mine MRDS details
Primary: Maher Mine
Secondary: May Claim
Secondary: Joe Claims
District: Nightingale 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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1945
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 Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Comment (Workings): TWO ADITS, SEVERAL SHALLOW TRENCHES AND CUTS, TWO PITS
Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1940'S
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): DISCOVERED IN EARLY 1940'S; MOST RECORDED PRODUCTION IN 1954-1956; SOME IN 1977.
Comment (Deposit): SCHEELITE - BEARING TACTITE OCCURS AT THE CONTACT BETWEEN LIMESTONE AND GRANODIORITE THE TACTITE BODY IS ABOUT 300 FT LONG AND AVERAGES ABOUT 3 FT WIDE. THE SEDIMENTARY ROCKS STRIKE N 30 W, DIP 30 SW.
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1987, UNPUBLISHED DATA ON KUMIVA PEAK 1:100000 MAP AREA.
Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H.K. AND TINGLEY, J.V., IN PREPARATION, NBMG BULLETIN ON TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF NEVADA.
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.