The Mill City District is a molybdenum and tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Molybdenum, Tungsten
Lat, Long: 40.7833, -118.13330
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Mill City District MRDS details
Primary: Mill City District
Secondary: Mill City(Tungsten)
District: MILL CITY DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: SKARN
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1918
Discovery Year: 1917
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W skarn
Description: STANK FAULT, STRIKE NW, DIP SW GRANODIORITE STOCKS
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: LIMESTONE ALTERED 2000 FT. OUT
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1975, ISOCHRON/WEST. NO. 12, P. 3-4.
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.
Reference (Deposit): KERR, 1934, NEVADA UNIV. BULL., VOL. 28, NO. 2.
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.