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New Tempiute Mine

The New Tempiute Mine is a tungsten mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,300 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: New Tempiute Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 7,300 Feet (2,225 Meters)

Commodity: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 37.6308, -115.62810

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New Tempiute Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: New Tempiute Mine
Secondary: Phylis Claim
Secondary: Rae Ella Claim
Secondary: Emerson Mine
Secondary: NBMG Sample Sites 1452-1454


Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Bismuth
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite


State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Tem Piute

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.


Type: Patented


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Owner Name: Union Carbon, Minerals Division
Info Year: 1992


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1977
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Unknown: Siderite
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Scheelite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Tremolite
Unknown: Wollastonite
Unknown: Fluorite
Unknown: Garnet
Unknown: Iron Oxides-Hydrated
Unknown: Calcite
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Bismuthinite
Unknown: Pyrite


Comment (Location): MINE ALSO IN SEC. 1, T. 4 S., R. 56 E.


Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. REPORT 46, 1991, P. 27.

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.