Moonshine Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Silver, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000012
MRDS ID A010011
Record type Site
Current site name Moonshine Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -133.17125, 55.08583 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ON DALL ISLAND LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Lead Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • PRESENCE OF SILVER IN GALENA IS UNCONFIRMED

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -133.17125, 55.08583

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

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010011

Comments on the other database information

  • RECORD NUMBER W060025 IS A POTENTIAL DUPLICATE OF THIS RECORD

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 592, P. 92.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 177.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 139.

Reporter information

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