Whitney Ridge

Occurrence in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodities Titanium, Metal, Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10068492
MRDS ID W001562
Record type Site
Current site name Whitney Ridge

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.05081, 36.66666 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
16S 71E 16,17,18,19,20,21 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Titanium, Metal Primary
Iron Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Biotite Gangue
Garnet Gangue
Hornblende Gangue
Hypersthene Gangue
Spinel Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.05081, 36.66666

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: IGNEOUS-ALKALIC (PEGMATITES)

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Bunkerville District

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W001562

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BEAL, L. H., 1963, INVESTIGATION OF TITANIUM OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA: NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES REPT. 3, 42 P

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEVERAL PEGMATITES CONTAIN TITANIFEROUS MAGNETITE IN PLATES AND STREAKS WITH UP TO 3% TIO2.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1972 Cooper, Margaret U.S. Geological Survey