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


Commodity: 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


Primary: Tungsten


State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: White Pine

Land Status

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Type: Located Claim


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


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


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Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: W skarn


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

Analytical Data

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Ore: Scheelite


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Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.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 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: Gold Districts of Nevada.