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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000020
MRDS ID A010020
Record type Site
Current site name Beauty

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.05038, 55.14084 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Gold Secondary
Copper Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Malachite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Tetrahedrite Ore

Analytical data

Result $200/TON AG
Result $20/TON AU FROM PRE-1902 ASSAY

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.05038, 55.14084

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Country Rock Strikes N 30 W

Ore body information

  • Strike N 20 E
    Dip 30 SE
    Width 0.46M
    Length 304.8M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 30.48M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010020

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 175.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-433.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 14.

Reporter information

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