Unnamed Tungsten Prospect

The Unnamed Tungsten Prospect 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.

Mine Info

Name: Unnamed Tungsten Prospect  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation:

Commodity: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 40.01139, -118.74083

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Unnamed Tungsten Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unnamed Tungsten Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Ragged Top District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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

Type: Surface


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: W skarn


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: St. Anthony Stock


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite


Comments

Comment (Location): N 1/2 S 1/2 SEC. 21; PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = TOULON (1956) 1:625000

Comment (Deposit): TACTITE

Comment (Workings): OPEN PIT, TRENCHES

Comment (Deposit): DEVELOPED BY OPEN PIT, 40 FT BY 50 FT. BY 20 FT DEEP, AND SEVERAL TRENCHES. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT; 3 FIELD OBSERV


References

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA; NBMG BULL. 89

Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY-NORTHERN NEVADA AND NORTHWESTERN UTAH-SUMMARY OF GEOLOGIC SURV 1955-61, V.I, SO. PACIFICO, SAN FRANCISCO; P. 32


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.