The Crescent Canyon Prospect is a tungsten mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,080 feet.
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Elevation: 7,080 Feet (2,158 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.6847, -117.81470
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Crescent Canyon Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Crescent Canyon Prospect
Secondary: Gila Peak Mine
Secondary: Crescent Canyon Deposit
District: Tungsten Mountain
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1955
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 83, 1974, P. 58.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 105, 1988, P. 40-41.
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.