Arrowhead Mine

The Arrowhead Mine is a tungsten mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,801 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: Arrowhead Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 38.61, -119.39167

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Satelite image of the Arrowhead Mine

Arrowhead Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Arrowhead Mine
Secondary: Ski-High
Secondary: Topaz
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site #4299


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas
District: Wellington


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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 indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Barium Products And Mining Co.
Home Office: P.O. Box 50300 Reno, Nv. 89513


Production

Year: 1954
Time Period: 1951-1954
Material type: W
Description: Cp_Grade: ^Est Avg 1.0 Percent Wo3


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Argillic


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Molybdenite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Powellite
Ore: Malachite


Comments

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: SOME PRODUCTION, BUT RECORDS ARE INCOMPLETE.

Comment (Production): UNSPECIFIED COPPER PRODUCTION FOR EARLIER YEARS OF OPERATION

Comment (Workings): SHAFT AND NUMEROUS ADITS

Comment (Deposit): ACTIVE GOLD EXPLORATION IN AREA DURING 1978 ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Comment (Geology): THE SEDIMENTS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN INTRUDED BY DIKES AND SILLS OF QUARTZ MONZONITE, APLITE AND PEGMATITE DIKES.


References

Reference (Deposit): MOORE, J. G., 1969 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LYON, DOUGLAS AND ORMSBY COUNTIES, NEV., NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES, BULLETIN 75 .

Reference (Deposit): UNPUBL. DMEA INFORMATION, USGS, MENLO PARK, CA.

Reference (Deposit): NBM BULL., STAGER, H.K. (IN PREP JAN. 1984)

Reference (Deposit): ARROWHEAD MINE, WELLINGTON DISTRICT, DOUGLAS COUNTY, QUADE, JACK, SAMPLE SITE VISIT 7/10/89, NBMG UNPUBLISHED MINING DISTRICT FILES (TINGLEY FILES).

Reference (Production): NBM BULL., STAGER, H.K. (IN PREP. JAN. 1984)