Empire

The Empire 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: Empire  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

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

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 38.6083, -119.39440

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Satelite image of the Empire

Empire MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Empire
Secondary: Arrowhead Mine
Secondary: Ski-High
Secondary: Topaz
Secondary: Sweetwater Mine


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas


Land Status

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.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1951
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 46, 1947, P. 33.

Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 105, 1988, P. 49.

Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 75, 1969, P. 30.