ATOLIA MINING & MILLING COMPANY

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SUMMARY March 1925: “PROPERTIES OF THE ATOLIA MINING COMPANY—The property operated by the Atolia Mining Company consists of some fifty patented claims on which are located a number of different mines.  The productive zone along which most of these mines are located comprises a comparatively narrow strip extending from east to west across the property for a distance of about … More >


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INTRODUCTION and BACKGROUND

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January 21, 1914: “Washington, D. C, Jan. 21 Tungsten ores were produced during 1913 in six of the western states Colorado, California, Idaho, Arizona, South Dakota, and Nevada. According to preliminary figures collected by Frank Hess, of the United States Geological Survey, the production showed an increase over that of each of the two preceding years. The output for 1913 … More >


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SPANISH LEASE

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1915: “ON THE SPANISH LEASE a new hoist and head-frame are being erected, with ore-bins, engine house, black smith shop.  The ore body continues good, and is apparently the same vein that has been cut over 1000 ft. ease in the Lipp and Brock lease, on the Skylark claim.  This lease has been a great producer of sheelite of exceptional … More >


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OSDICK GROUP (PACIFIC TUNGSTEN COMPANY)

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  1962:  “Rainbow –NW ¼ sec. 10, T30S, R40E, MDM, Rand district, about 2 miles southwest of Randsburg. Developed by several inclined shafts and adits a few feet in maximum  length across a strike distance of 50 feet.  Shallow prospect pits have excavated along the fault a few hundred feet from the shafts.  Probably small production of scheelite.’–Troxel and Morton … More >


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OTHER MINES, CLAIMS AND LEASES

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While it is the intention of the Rand Desert Museum to have each claim posted in to the CLAIMS portion of each town this may not happen for some time while the mechanics of the Claims section are worked out.  In the mean time we are posting that information here so that is available to you.  When we get the … More >


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HIGHGRADERS AND CLAIM JUMPERS

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January 18, 1916: “HIGH GRADER IS ARRESTED AT ATOLIA—Charge Organized Gang Making Clean-up From Rich Ore on Desert. –The war on of the Atolia Mining Company on the high graders, who are declared to be reaping a fortune in the theft of the $3 a pound ore, began yesterday when Clarence Kirk was charged with grand larceny. According to the … More >


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