Pacific, Pacific deposit

Deposit with commodities tungsten

More information at and near this site: W-NV00131

About this location

Feature ID W-Mo00433
Geographic coordinates -117.261, 41.1467
Point definition Same location as the Pacific mine (Mf00447)
Reference Hotz and Willden (1964); Plate 1
Date: 1955; Scale: Medium (1:24,000-1:250,000)
Remarks (1) Callaghan and others (1943)

Geologic information

Commodities tungsten
Valuable materials scheelite
Associated materials garnet
Mineralization style lenses (1); skarn
Host rock age Cambrian (2)
Host unit name Preble Formation (2)
Host lithologies granodiorite; limestone; skarn
Alteration contact metamorphism (2); skarn
Reference Stager, H.K., and Tingley, J.V., 1988, Tungsten deposits in Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 105, 258 p.
Additional references (1) Hobbs and Clabaugh (1946); (2) Hotz and Willden (1964)

Deposit models and geoenvironmental models

Type Model Reference
Deposit model 14a - W skarn deposits Sherlock, M.G., Cox, D.P., and Huber, D.F., 1996, Known mineral deposits and occurrences in Nevada, in Singer, D.A., ed., An analysis of Nevada's metal-bearing mineral resources: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 96-2, p. 10-1–10-38,
Geoenvironmental model Sn and (or) W skarn and replacement deposits Hammarstrom, J.M., Elliott, J.E., Kotlyar, B.B., Theodore, T.G., Nash, J.T., John, D.A., Hoover, D.B., and Knepper, D.H., Jr., 1995, Sn and (or) W skarn and replacement deposits, in du Bray, E.A., ed., Preliminary compilation of descriptive geoenvironmental mineral deposit models: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-831, p. 54–61,

Resource estimate summaries

Date Description Class Type Material Contained Units
1943 Unclassified Unclassified ore tungsten trioxide (WO3) 200(calculated) tons

Detailed resource estimates

1943: Unclassified, Unclassified
Year of estimate 1943
Resource description Unclassified
Resource classification Unclassified
Material tungsten trioxide (WO3)
Material type ore
Material amount 40,000
Amount units tons
Grade 0.5
Grade units percent
Contained commodity 200(calculated)
Contained commodity units tons
Material amount SI 40,000(calculated)
Material amount SI units metric tons
Grade SI 0.4(calculated)
Grade SI units percent
Contained commodity SI 140(calculated)
Contained commodity SI units metric tons
Contained commodity element W
Short reference Callaghan and others (1943)Page 6
Reference Callaghan, E., Vitaliano, C.J., Clabaugh, S.E., and Hobbs, S.W., 1943, Tungsten deposits of the Osgood Range, Humboldt County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 43-12, 11 p.,

Geographic context based on the point coordinates