Dirty Shirt Mine

The Dirty Shirt Mine is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,700 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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: Dirty Shirt Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 7,700 Feet (2,347 Meters)

Commodity: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 39.0569, -114.39830

Map: View on Google Maps

Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.

Satelite image of the Dirty Shirt Mine

Dirty Shirt Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Dirty Shirt Mine
Secondary: Dirty Shirt


Primary: Tungsten


State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Osceola

Land Status

Not available


Not available


Not available


Not available


Not available


Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1941
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Not available


Not available


Not available


Not available

Analytical Data

Not available


Not available


Not available


Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 105, 1988, P. 224.

Reference (Deposit): MIN INV FIELD STUDIES MAP MF-80, 1970.

Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR MIN BULL 85, 1976, P.61.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 340, 1908, PP.263-270.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 318, 1959, PP.84-85.

Reference (Deposit): GSA MEMOIR NO.15, 1946, PP.194-198.

Reference (Deposit): USBM REPT INV 4648, 1950, FIG.1.

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.