Amazon Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000052
MRDS ID A010060
Record type Site
Current site name Amazon Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.05566, 55.14362 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Analytical data

Result REPORTED VALVE 1 OZ/TON AU

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist > Calc-Silicate Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.05566, 55.14362

Ore body information

  • Strike N 85 E
    Dip 50 NW
    Thickness 3.05M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Vein Follows Bedding

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 185M
    Overall depth 125M

Comments on the workings information

  • SHAFT

Comments on development

  • NO ACTIVITY SINCE 1915

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010060

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 259, P. 65.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 174-175.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 9.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEIN IN BRECCIATED CALCAREOUS SCHIST

Reporter information

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