Moonshine Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000013
MRDS ID A010012
Record type Site
Current site name Moonshine Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.05371, 55.14445 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

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

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Tetrahedrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.05371, 55.14445

Ore body information

  • Strike N60W
    Dip NE

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Near Contact Between Limestone And Quartzite

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 A010012

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 592, P. 81.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 642, P. 81.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 140

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit BRECCIATED QUARTZ VEINS

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1983 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 12-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey