Walker Tri-State Mine

Past Producer in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodity Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10037153
MRDS ID M031024
Record type Site
Current site name Walker Tri-State Mine
Alternate or previous names Silver Leaf, Silver Leaf No. 1 Claims, Mesquite, Deer Trail, Cabin Canyon
Related records 10221545

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.0772, 36.63527 (WGS84)
Elevation 1829
Relative position 18 MILES BY ROAD SOUTH OF MESQUITE
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
015S 071E 16 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • NW OF VIRGIN MTNS., SE OF BUNKERVILLE RIDGE

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Scheelite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Ultramafic Intrusive Rock > Hornblendite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Neoproterozoic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Neoproterozoic
  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Pegmatite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist > Mica Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.0772, 36.63527

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Reverse Fault W/N 50 E, 65 S Bearing

Comments on the geologic information

  • HIGHER WO2 VALUES IN THE UPPER ADIT OF THE UPPER WORKINGS IN QUARTZ VEINS. ASSOCIATED HORNBLENDITE DIKES CONTAIN LIMITED AMOUNTS OF EXPANSIBLE HYDROBIOTITE. MINE IS LOCATED ALONG THE SOUTH CENTRAL PORTION OF THE MINERAL BELT EXTENDING SE FROM ARIZONA BORDER TO 1.5 MILES NE OF VIRGIN PEAK.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Bunkerville

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Rl Condie, Brent Walker

Production statistics

  • Year 1971
    Period 1953-71
    Material W
    Accuracy Accurate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^0.2-1.0 Percent Wo3 Avg 0.43
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Wo3 Tungsten Tungsten 0wt-pct

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1981
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Tungsten Wo3 0.35 wt-pct Tungsten Major 1981

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 36.58M

Comments on the workings information

  • WORKINGS INACCESSIBLE IN 1960 DUE TO EXTENSIVE FLOODING. TWO DIAGRAMS IN BEAL, 1965 OF UPPER AND LOWER WORKINGS.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031024

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BEAL, LAURENCE H., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF BUNKERVILLE MINING DISTRICT, CLARK CO., NEVADA: NEV. BUREAU MINES BULL. 63 , P. 76 - 79 .

  • Deposit

    LONGWELL, C. R., PAMPEYAN, E. H., BOWYER, B., ROBERTS, R. J., 1965 , GEOLOGY & MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK COUNTY, NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 62 , P. 179 .

  • Deposit

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

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1979 Harner, Joy L. (Roberts, Ralph J.) U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-JAN-1984 Blaskowski, Michael J. (Elliott, James E.) U.S. Geological Survey