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Lincoln mine (Tem Piute mine; Emerson mine; North Tempiute; South Thumb; Tempiute; Wah Chang Tungsten Mine), Tem Piute District, Lincoln Co., Nevada, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 38' 33'' North , 115° 37' 51'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.64276, -115.63087

Tactite. No. 1 (Moody) zone and No. 4 or Grubstake zone.

Deposit: General location: about 99 km west of Caliente. Domain: private and BLM administered. General size of ore body: large mining method: shrinkage stoping,open pit mill: on-site,inactive;milling method,scheelite floation product: WO3 concentrate, past production: several million kg of tungsten metal rec.

Commodities: Tungsten

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Binyon, E. o., G. h. Holmes, Jr., and a. c. johnson. Investigation of the Tem Piute Tungsten Deposit, Lincoln County, Nevada. Bumines RI 4626, 1950, 16 Pp.

Buseck, P. r. Contact Metasomatism and Ore Deposition, Tem Piute, Nevada. Economic Geology and Bull. Soc. Economic Geology, V. 62, No. 3, 1967, Pp. 331-353.

Stager, H.k., and Tingley, J.v. Tungsten Deposits in Nevada. NV. Bureau of Mines and Geol. Bulletin 105, 1988, P. 109-110.

Wiegand, J. Variation in Composition of Three Granitic Stocks Associated with Ore Deposits, Lincoln County, Nevada. M.s. thesis, Columbia Univ., New York, NY, 1961, 104 Pp.

Wyant, D. g., and D. m. lemmon. Tungsten Deposits in the Tem Piute District, Lincoln County, Nevada. U.s. geol. Surv. Ofr 51-89, 1951, 12 Pp.

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