Monte Cristo W-Cu-Mo Deposit

The Monte Cristo W-Cu-Mo Deposit is a tungsten mine located in White Pine 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.

Mine Info

Name: Monte Cristo W-Cu-Mo Deposit  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 39.427, -115.56500

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Monte Cristo W-Cu-Mo Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Monte Cristo W-Cu-Mo Deposit


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: White Pine


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Phillips Petroleum Co.
Info Year: 2009
Years: 1968 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: W skarn


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite


Comments

Comment (Location): I used Long's significant deposit location.

Comment (General): This deposit was tagged by Keith Long as a significant US tungsten deposit. Overlapping this is a gold-silver deposit. See Moran and others (2009).


References

Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.

Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR MIN BULL 57, 1960.

Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR MIN BULL 65, 1964, PP.158-159.

Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.

Reference (Deposit): Moran, A.V., Pennigton, J.B., Poeck, Joanna, Osborne, Herb, Mike, 2009, Updated NI 43-101 Preliminary Economic Assessment Ely Gold & Minerals Inc. Centennial Gold and Silver Deposit Mt. Hamilton Property, White Pine County, Nevada:Prepared for Ely Gold & Minerals Inc., by SRK Consulting, SRK Project Number: 181703, 136 p.


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.