Black Mule Mine

The Black Mule Mine is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,401 feet.

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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: Black Mule Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Commodity: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 39.0431, -114.41920

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Black Mule Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Mule Mine
Secondary: Black Mule


Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Osceola

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Owner Name: Nevada-Massachusetts Co.
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1930

Owner Name: Gilded Age Mining Co.
Info Year: 1943
Years: 1942 - 1943


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1930
Discovery Year: 1930
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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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Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 85, 1976, P. 62; PLATE 2.

Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 105, 1988, P. 224.

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.