The Lone Mountain Claim 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.
Lat, Long: 40.18333, -118.55000
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Lone Mountain Claim MRDS details
Primary: Lone Mountain Claim
District: Gold Butte District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W skarn
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Comment (Deposit): GRANODIORITE INTRUDES METASEDIMENTARY ROCKS--
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M. G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89.
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.