W Prospect #1

The W Prospect #1 is a tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.

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: W Prospect #1  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation:

Commodity: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 40.04417, -119.11639

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W Prospect #1 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: W Prospect #1


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Juniper Range District


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: Contact Metamorphic
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: W skarn


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): 600 FT LONG GNEISSIC ROOF PENDANT IN CRETACEOUS GRANITIC ROCK. PENDANT TRENDS E-W. LIMEY METASEDIMENTARY ROCKS AND TACTITE PRESENT, PROBABLY SCHEELITE-BEARING.

Comment (Workings): PROSPECT PIT ON SOUTH MARGIN OF ROOF PENDANT.


References

Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1987, UNPUBLISHED DATA ON KUMIVA PEAK AREA 1:100000.

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, PL. 1.


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.