Matilda Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000005
MRDS ID A010004
Record type Site
Current site name Matilda Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.05233, 55.14556 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • PRESENCE OF FREE GOLD IS UNCONFIRMED

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist > Mica Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.05233, 55.14556

Ore body information

  • Strike N90E
    Dip 60S
    Thickness 0.91M

Comments on the geologic information

  • COUNTRY ROCK IS SHEARED AND STRONGLY DECOMPOSED

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010004

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 81.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 130

Reporter information

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