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FRENCHMAN MOUNTAIN DISTRICT (?), WHITE EAGLE MINE. MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE AND THE NELLIS BOMBING AND GUNNERY RANGE. USBM OFR.

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1978

Summary

APPROXIMATELY LOCATED IN OR AROUND THE LAS VEGAS MINING DISTRICT; GYPSUM OCCURS IN 15-FOOT-THICK BEDS IN THE MOENKOPI FORMATION. ESTIMATED PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1960 WAS 100,000 TONS ANNUALLY. MINING BEGAN AROUND 1938 AND CONTINUED TO 1956.; SITE NAME: WHITE EAGLE; COMMODITY: GYPSUM; AUTHOR: CORNWALL, H.R.; NORBERG, J.R.

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Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Nevada Mining District Files
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MDMETADATA11302018-FINAL_NLedit.csv

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  • 27200014

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title Parent-4f4e49cbe4b07f02db5d877f FRENCHMAN MOUNTAIN DISTRICT (?), WHITE EAGLE MINE. MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE AND THE NELLIS BOMBING AND GUNNERY RANGE. USBM OFR.

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alternateGeometryLAS VEGAS MINING DISTRICT, CLARK COUNTY

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