King Midas

The King Midas is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,080 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: King Midas  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 7,080 Feet (2,158 Meters)

Commodity: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 39.9242, -114.96690

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King Midas MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: King Midas


Primary: Tungsten


State: Nevada
County: White Pine

Land Status

Land ownership: Unknown
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.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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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Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR MIN MAP 35, 1968.

Reference (Deposit): ADAIR, D.H., UNIV UTAH, 1961, MS THESIS.

Reference (Deposit): USBM WAR MINERALS REPORT PROJ 712, 1943, TUNGSTEN.

Reference (Deposit): USBM REPT INV 4631, 1950.

Reference (Deposit): USGS STRATEGIC MIN INV PRELIM MAP,1943.

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.