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WHEELER PEAK ROADLESS AREA, NEVADA.

Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
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Abstract

Field investigations to evaluate the mineral-resource potential of the Wheeler Peak Roadless Area in east-central Nevada were conducted. The field studies included geologic mapping, geochemical sampling, geophysical surveys, and a survey of mines and prospects. Several areas in the sedimentary and granitic rocks in the lower plate of the Snake Range decollement have probable mineral-resource potential for tungsten, beryllium, and lead. A small area of gravels near the north border of the area has a probable mineral-resource potential for placer gold. The geologic setting is not conducive for the occurrence of energy resources.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title WHEELER PEAK ROADLESS AREA, NEVADA.
Series title Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
Volume 2
Year Published 1984
Language English
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
First page 783
Last page 785
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