Whale Mine

Past Producer in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Molybdenum, Silver, Vanadium, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10173921
MRDS ID M030074
MAS/MILS ID 0320030139
Record type Site
Current site name Whale Mine
Related records 10103546

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -115.52944, 35.8078 (WGS84)
Elevation 1122
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 025 S 057 E 01 NENENE Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • MINE WORKINGS ALSO IN W/2 NW/4 SEC. 6, T. 25 S., R. 58 E.


Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Molybdenum Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Vanadium Tertiary
Zinc Primary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -115.52944, 35.8078

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1912

Mining district

District name Goodsprings District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0320030139
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M030074 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    NEV BUR MINES BULL 62 1965 P.198.

  • Deposit

    USBM INFORM CIRC 6964 1937 P.50-51.

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF PAPER 162 1931 P.145-146.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-FEB-93 Ridenour, James U.S. Bureau of Mines