Fortune Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000037
MRDS ID A010039
Record type Site
Current site name Fortune Prospect
Alternate or previous names Fortuna

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.05121, 55.14417 (WGS84)
(click for info)

Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Secondary

Materials information

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

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.05121, 55.14417

Ore body information

  • Strike N 60 W
    Dip 25 SE
    Thickness 3.05M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on development

  • SOME TEST SHIPMENTS MADE

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010039

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 80.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 175.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 592, P. 81.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 642, P. 81

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 68

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEINS UP TO 2 FT WIDE IN SHEAR ZONE

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