The Cherokee is a tungsten mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,919 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.
Elevation: 5,919 Feet (1,804 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Tungsten
Lat, Long: 38.8817, -119.57920
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Cherokee MRDS details
Secondary: Badger Prospect
Secondary: Cherokee Mine
Secondary: Mayflower Prospect
Secondary: Tungsten Hills Mine
Land ownership: Unknown
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.
Owner Name: Carson Valley Tungsten Operations, Ltd.
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1943
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1943
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 105, 1988, P. 48.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 75, 1969, P. 30.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULLETINN 46, 1947, P. 26-27.