Ragged Top

The Ragged Top is a mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,000 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: Ragged Top  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)


Lat, Long: 40.0567, -118.79720

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Ragged Top MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ragged Top
Secondary: Ragged Top Mine


Tertiary: Beryllium
Tertiary: Tungsten


State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Ragged Top

Land Status

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Type: Located Claim


Type: Underground


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1916
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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Unknown: Diopside
Unknown: Epidote
Unknown: Garnet
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Scheelite


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Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 725, 1922, P. 289-291.

Reference (Deposit): MILLER, 1996, MLA REPORT IN PREPARATION.

Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 89, 1977, P. 78, PLATE 2A.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES IC 6902, 1936, P. 26-27.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES PROFESSIONAL PAPER 318, 1959,

Reference (Deposit): P. 81-82, FIGURE 15.

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.