The Monte Cristo W-Cu-Mo Deposit is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.
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Primary Mineral: Tungsten
Lat, Long: 39.427, -115.56500
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Monte Cristo W-Cu-Mo Deposit MRDS details
Primary: Monte Cristo W-Cu-Mo Deposit
County: White Pine
District: White Pine
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: Phillips Petroleum Co.
Info Year: 2009
Years: 1968 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W skarn
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
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).
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.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 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.