The Scheelite Queen Prospect is a tungsten mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,899 feet.
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Elevation: 5,899 Feet (1,798 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.13056, -118.40000
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Scheelite Queen Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Scheelite Queen Prospect
District: Sand Springs District
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.
Owner Name: Mathews, A. R.
Years: 1956 -
Material type: ?
Description: Ap_Grade: ^0.5% Wo3
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W skarn
Comment (Deposit): SCHEELITE OCCURS IN TACTITE ALONG A LIMESTONE AND SCHIST CONTACT THAT STRIKES NW AND DIPS ABOUT 65 SE. IN 1956, ABOUT 60 TONS OF 0.5% WO3 ORE WAS MINED AND SHIPPED BY A.R. MATHEWS.
Comment (Workings): 1 ADITS AND NUMEROUS PITS AND CUTS
Comment (Location): UTM IS TO CENTRAL AREA WITH MANY WORKINGS IN ABOUT A 400 M RADIUS. ON WEST SIDE OF SAND SPRINGS RANGE ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): MINED IN 1956
Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H.K., IN PREPARATION, NBMG BULLETIN ON TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF NEVADA
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 83, 1974, PL. 1.
Reference (Production): STAGER, H.K., IN PREPARATION, NBMG BULLETIN ON TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS 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.