Riley, Riley Extension mine

Open Pit Mine with commodities tungsten

More information at and near this site: W-NV00124

About this location

Feature ID W-Mf00446
Geographic coordinates -117.256, 41.1944
Point definition Approximate location of Riley Extension Mine on the map
Reference Hotz and Willden (1964); Plate 1
Date: 1955; Scale: Medium (1:24,000-1:250,000)
Remarks (1) Stager and Tingley (1988)

Production summaries

Dates Material Amount Units
1951 to 1957 tungsten trioxide (WO3) 70,000 short ton units

Detailed production statistics

1951 to 1957: tungsten trioxide (WO3)
Beginning year 1951
Ending year 1957
Associated deposits Mo00553
Materials tungsten trioxide (WO3)
Material type commodity
Material amount 70,000
Amount units short ton units
Contained commodity 70,000
Contained commodity units short ton units
Material amount SI 500(calculated)
Material amount SI units metric tons
Contained commodity SI 500(calculated)
Contained commodity SI units metric tons
Contained commodity element W
Short reference Stager and Tingley (1988)Page 85
Reference Stager, H.K., and Tingley, J.V., 1988, Tungsten deposits in Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 105, 258 p.

History of the site

Dates Status Detail Reference
1951 to 1951 Development Development of the Riley extension began in 1951 Hotz and Willden (1964)

Geographic context based on the point coordinates