Valley View

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10295146
MAS/MILS ID 0320130048
Record type Site
Current site name Valley View
Alternate or previous names Sanders, Saunders, Mountain View

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -117.25926, 41.14989 (WGS84)
Elevation 1635
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Humboldt

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 038 N 042 E 20 SESE Nevada


Commodity Importance
Tungsten Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Molybdenite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Scheelite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -117.25926, 41.14989

Ore body information

  • Dip 60E
    Thickness 2M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 92M
    Length 671M
    Area 12HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Primary mode of Origin CONT METASOMATIC
    Primary Ore Control CONTACT ZONE
    Secondary Ore Control LITHOLOGY
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. INTENSE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 CARBONATE SILIC
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #2 SILICIFICATION
    Strike And Dip
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Total Surface Area (HA) 12
    Date of Last Modification 811112

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Potosi District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner United Gold Mines Co.
    Home office Colorado
    Year 1972

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Field Value
    MAS Development Schedule # 1
    Mining Record # 1
    Status of Mining Method PROPOSED
    Mining Method COMBINED METHODS
    Swell Factor .6
    Percent Waste Rock 20
    Rock Support Chars. SUPPORTING
    Mine Support Chars. TIMBER
    Capacity 100
    Capacity Units MT ORE/DAY
    Unit Production Cost 25
    Units of Production $/MT ORE
    Year of Information 1973

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0320130048

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF PAPER 431,1964,P.103-104,PL.4

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 44,1946,P.24-25,PL.7

  • Deposit

    NEV BUR OF MINES BULL 59,1964,TB19

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 05-NOV-1984 Western Field Operations Center (WFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines