The Oreana Tungsten Mine is a mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,879 feet.
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Elevation: 5,879 Feet (1,792 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.4, -118.25030
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Oreana Tungsten Mine MRDS details
Primary: Oreana Tungsten Mine
Secondary: Oreana Tungsten
Secondary: Little Tungsten Mine
District: Rye Patch
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 318, 1959,
Reference (Deposit): P. 74-76, FIGURE 11.
Reference (Deposit): GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMOIR 15, 1946, P. 189-192.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES IC 6902, 1936, P. 33-34.
Reference (Deposit): ECONOMIC GEOLOGY V. 33, 1938, P. 390-427.
Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 24, 1935, TOPO MAP.
Reference (Deposit): MILLER, 1996, MLA REPORT IN PREPARATION.
Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 89, 1978, P. 84, 86 AND
Reference (Deposit): PLATE 2A.
Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 61, 1963, P. 197, PLATES 1
Reference (Deposit): AND 10.
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.