The Tungsten Mountain Mine and Mill is a tungsten mine located in Churchill county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 39.6278, -117.76390
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Tungsten Mountain Mine and Mill MRDS details
Primary: Tungsten Mountain Mine and Mill
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.
Owner Name: Farmers Exchange Of Modoc, Inc.
Company ID: 2601433
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1977
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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): NOTE: IF THIS SITE IS "THE" TUNGSTEN MTN. MINE, THE LEGAL LOCATIONS REPORTED IS ERRONEOUS. THE TUNGSTEN MTN. MINE IS IN UNSURVEYED SEC. 16, T. 21 N., R. 38 E., ON THE TUNGSTEN MTN. 7.5-MIN TOPO MAP (WHERE ELSE!). THIS RECORD ID PLOTTED AS REPORTED BY NDMI AND IS PROBABLY ONLY A SCIENTIFIC WILD ASS GUESS GIVEN THE PROBLEMS WITH LOCATIONS AS REPORTED BY THEIR MINE INSPECTORS.
Reference (Deposit): OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1978, P. 2.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. DIV. MINE INSPECTION, 1979, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE
Reference (Deposit): OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1977, P. 3.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. DIV. MINE INSPECTION, 1978, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE
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.