The Pershing Titanium Placer Claims is a titanium, metal mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Titanium, Metal
Lat, Long: 40.71667, -118.58333
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Pershing Titanium Placer Claims MRDS details
Primary: Pershing Titanium Placer Claims
Secondary: Claims Cover Area of Old 1930's Claims of Scossa Mohawk Mining Co.
Secondary: And Scossa Gold Belt Mines Co.
Primary: Titanium, Metal
District: Scossa District
Owner Name: John Prater, Robert Chandler And Associates Of Lovelock, Nv
Years: 1963 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Comment (Location): UTM IS TO CENTRAL AREA OF CLAIMS.
Comment (Development): 16 PLACER CLAIMS. NO ACTIVITY AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN 1984.
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: PLACER-MODERN-FLUVIAL
Comment (Deposit): ASSAYS OF MORE THAN 20 SAMPLES VARIED FROM LESS THAN 1.0% TO 1.6% TIO2. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT; 3 FIELD OBSERV
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 11, 1931, MAP.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG MINING DISTRICT FILE 297, ITEM 1.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG STAFF, 1985, NBMG OFR 85-3.
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 1984, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION OF AREA.
Reference (Deposit): BEAL, L. H., 1963, INVESTIGATION OF TITANIUM OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA: NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES REPT. 3, 42 P.
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.