The Midnight is a tungsten mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,201 feet.
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Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.1136, -118.19750
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Midnight MRDS details
Secondary: Slate Mine
Secondary: Midnight Mine
Secondary: Bell Flat
District: Fairview District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1951
Discovery Year: 1941
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): FOR THE U.S. NAVY, FIB. 4-1, P. 29.
Reference (Deposit): COUNTY, NEVADA: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT
Reference (Deposit): LAND WITHDRAWAL AT NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON, CHURCHILL
Reference (Deposit): EVALUATION AND SOCIOECONOMIC STUDY OF THE PROPOSED MASTER
Reference (Deposit): THOMPSON. R.J., AND BOLENEUS, D.E., 1991, MINERAL RESOURCE
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 105, 1988, P. 33.
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.