Hope Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Zinc, Lead, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000050
MRDS ID A010057
Record type Site
Current site name Hope Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.38234, 55.16223 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

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

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary
Lead Primary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Epidote Gangue
Garnet Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.38234, 55.16223

Ore body information

  • Thickness 3.05M

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 A010057

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 284, P. 53-54.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 800, P. 367-368.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 91.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ORE BODIES REPLACE LENSES OF MARBLE

Reporter information

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