Sacramento Mine

The Sacramento Mine is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,401 feet.

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.

Mine Info

Name: Sacramento Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 39.16889, -114.37722

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Sacramento Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sacramento Mine
Secondary: Sacramento Pass
Secondary: Gilded Age Mine
Secondary: Moyle Prospect
Secondary: Woodman
Secondary: Eagle Possibly Same As Gilded Age Or Woodman Mine


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Sacramento


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

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1916
Time Period: 1915-1916
Material type: W
Description: Cp_Grade: ^1.0 % W03


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENSES, POCKETS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES ARE FOR ENTIRE DISTRICT, EXCLUDING WOODMAN AND GILDED AGE MINES

Comment (Development): INACTIVE SINCE 1943

Comment (Location): EST ON WEST SIDE OF SNAKE RANGE A SHORT DISTANCE SOUTH OF US HIGHWAY 6. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)

Comment (Workings): MINE ONLY SLIGHTLY DEVELOPED BY SHORT ADITS, 2 SHAFTS, 2 SMALL STOPES, PROSPECT PITS.

Comment (Deposit): SCHEELITE OCCURS IN LARGE CRYSTALS AND THIN SEAMS ALONG CERTAIN LAYERS OF THE LIMESTONE WHICH HAVE BEEN PARTLY SILICIFIED AND REPLACED BY QUARTZ, SECONDARY CARBONATE AND SOME SILICATES. MINERALIZATION OCCURS OVER A STRIKE DISTANCE OF 400-500 FT AND A VERTICAL DISTANCE OF 100-200FT.


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1983, MILS DATA

Reference (Deposit): TERRADATA, 1980, A MINERAL INVENTORY OF THE SCHELL RESOURCE AREA, ELY DISTRICT, NEVADA: PREPARED FOR BLM.

Reference (Production): HOSE, ET.AL., 1976, USBM, 1963, UNPUB DATA.

Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1963, UNPUB. DATA; NBMG DISTRICT FILE 337, ITEM 2.

Reference (Deposit): HOSE, BLAKE, SMITH, 1976, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF WHITE PINE COUNTY, NEV. BUREAU OF MINES, BULL. 85


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.