Cortez Kaolin

Occurrence in Lander county in Nevada, United States with commodities Kaolin, Gemstone

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10044680
MRDS ID M232242
Record type Site
Current site name Cortez Kaolin

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -116.66593, 40.16658 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Lander

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 027N 047E 34 Nevada


Commodity Importance
Kaolin Primary
Gemstone Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Kaolinite Ore
Turquoise Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -116.66593, 40.16658

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Non-metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Cortez District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M232242

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-DEC-1980 Kirkham, Richard A. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology