Last Laugh/Divide Mines

The Last Laugh/Divide Mines is a tungsten mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,299 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: Last Laugh/Divide Mines  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 6,299 Feet (1,920 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 38.885, -119.59556

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Satelite image of the Last Laugh/Divide Mines

Last Laugh/Divide Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Last Laugh/Divide Mines
Secondary: Snowbird?
Secondary: Short Shot
Secondary: B. and C.
Secondary: Hillside


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas
District: Gardnerville


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1957
Time Period: 1944-1957
Material type: W
Description: Cp_Grade: ^1.0-15.0 Percent Wo3


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1936
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: W skarn


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR PODS, SHOOTS


Structure

Type: L
Description: Faulting Allowing Passageway Of Mineralizing Solutions


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): SELECTED GRAB SAMPLE FROM STOCKPILE IN 1954 RANGED FROM 1.4 % TO 4.9 % WO3. AVE. GRADE FROM LAST LAUGH WAS 0.75 % WO3 OVER ONE FOOT OF WIDTH

Comment (Deposit): METASOMATIC

Comment (Workings): MULTIPLE ADITS, BULLDOZER SCRAPINGS, NUMEROUS PITS

Comment (Geology): HORNFELS AND LMST. CUT BY FELSITE DIKES


References

Reference (Deposit): UNPUBL. DMEA REPORTS (CONF.) USGS.

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