Lookout Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000001
MRDS ID A010000
Record type Site
Current site name Lookout Prospect
Alternate or previous names Conundrum, Mammoth, Wakefield Minerals Co.

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.14344, 55.05612 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Secondary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Covellite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Quartz Gangue
Sericite Gangue

Analytical data

Result 2.69% TO 5.2% CU
Result 0.12 OZ/TON TO 0.20 OZ/TON AU
Result 1.3 TO 2.31 OZ/TON AG

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.14344, 55.05612

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Schist Strikes N65w, Dips 70sw

Ore body information

  • Thickness 4.57M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Ketchikan District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the workings information

  • ONE SMALL TUNNEL AND SURFACE EXCAVATIONS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010000

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 75-77.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 131.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 174

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 117

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit AURIFEROUS QUARTZ VEINS AND PODS OF SULFIDES

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1983 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey