Davis Claims

The Davis Claims is a fluorine-fluorite mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 8,199 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: Davis Claims  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 8,199 Feet (2,499 Meters)

Commodity: Fluorine-Fluorite

Lat, Long: 38.0439, -115.74030

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Davis Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Davis Claims
Secondary: Greenspar
Secondary: Jackpot Group
Secondary: El Cortez
Secondary: Sunbeam
Secondary: Flour Bell
Secondary: Quo-Vadis Prospect
Secondary: Shannon Queen Prospect
Secondary: Steele Group


Commodity

Primary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Tertiary: Calcium
Tertiary: Silica
Tertiary: Magnesite


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lincoln


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Wood, Norman E.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: P. O. Box 2692, Great Falls, Mt
Info Year: 1981


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): STEPHENSON,E.L.,1953, WELCH FLUORSPAR,REPORT TO STANDARD

Reference (Deposit): SLAG CO.

Reference (Deposit): PAPKE,K.G.,1979,FLUORSPAR IN NEVADA,NEV.BUMINES BULL. 93

Reference (Deposit): HORTON,R.C., 1961,INVENTORY OF FLUORSPAR IN NEVADA, NEV.BUR.

Reference (Deposit): MINES REPORT NO.1

Reference (Deposit): HORTON,R.C., 1962,FLUORSPAR OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA;NEVADA BUR

Reference (Deposit): MINES MAP NO.3

Reference (Deposit): SAINSBURRY,C.L.AND KLEINHAMPLE,F.J.,1969,USGS BULL.1272-C

Reference (Deposit): BENSON,W.T., 1950, WELCH FLUORSPAR,USBM PRELIMINARY REPORT


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.