Standard Tungsten Claims

The Standard Tungsten Claims is a tungsten mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,849 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.

Mine Info

Name: Standard Tungsten Claims  

State:  Nevada

County:  Churchill

Elevation: 4,849 Feet (1,478 Meters)

Commodity: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 39.26361, -118.32722

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Standard Tungsten Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Standard Tungsten Claims
Secondary: Stardust Claims
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 3852


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Manganese
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Nevada
County: Churchill
District: Sand Springs 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: Andesite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3852 OF SKARN MATERIAL CHIPPED FROM THE CONTACT ZONE CONTAINED 5% FE, 0.3% MG, 15% CA, 0.2% TI, 5000 PPM MN, 1 PPM BE, 7 PPM CO, 10 PPM CR, 50 PPM CU, 20 PPM MO, 15 PPM NI, 150 PPM PB, 10 PPM SC, 15 PPM SN, 200 PPM SR, 300 PPM V, 200 PPM W, 15 PPM Y, 700 PPM ZN, 50 PPM ZR.


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Epidote
Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS FOLLOW A NARROW, IRREGULAR CONTACT IN LIMESTONE AND METASEDIMENTS. GRANITE IS PRESENT AS FLOAT, BUT DOES NOT OUTCROP. THERE ARE ALSO DIKES OF ANDESITE NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE WORKINGS. A SHORT DISTANCE TO THE NW, A LINE OF PROSPECTS FOLLOWS A SW CONTACT OF LIMESTONE AND GRANITE.

Comment (Workings): SMALL ADIT AND TRENCHES

Comment (Location): ABOUT A MILE BY FOOT SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50; NO ROAD FROM NORTH OR EAST ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)

Comment (Development): SOME ORE WAS STOCKPILED; LAST WORKED ABOUT 1950'S? CLAIMS REPORTED TO BE INVALID. NO ACTIVITY IN 1986


References

Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 83, 1974, PL. 1.

Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 15 SEP 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.


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