The Tungsten Occurrence is a tungsten mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,879 feet.
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Elevation: 4,879 Feet (1,487 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.9858, -118.81060
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Tungsten Occurrence MRDS details
Primary: Tungsten Occurrence
Secondary: Unnamed Prospect
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): PROSPECTS REPORTED IN THE SE/4 SW/4 AND THE N/2 SE/4 SEC. 1, AND THE NE/2 SW/4 SEC. 11 ARE IN PERSHING COUNTY (SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., 1964, P. 31.).
Reference (Deposit): NORTHERN NEVADA & NORTHWESTERN UTAH, P. 31-32.
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, VOL. I-
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.