Lucky Nell Mining Co.

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000064
MRDS ID A010074
Record type Site
Current site name Lucky Nell Mining Co.
Alternate or previous names Claims: Commander, Flora, Nellie, President, Red Jacket
Related records 10113120

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.82125, 55.51223 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary
Copper Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Pyrite Gangue

Analytical data

Result $20 TO $50/TON AU (1902 PRICES)

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.82125, 55.51223

Ore body information

  • Strike N70E
    Dip 60SE
    Thickness 1.22M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1900
Year of first production 1904
Year of last production 1914

Mining district

District name Ketchikan District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the production information

  • SMALL SCALE PRODUCTION. SHIPMENTS PROBABLY TOTALLED LESS THAN 100 TONS. AVERAGE VALVE WAS ABOUT $46/TON (PRE-WWI PRICES)

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 304.8M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010074

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 92-93.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 162-163.

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GEOLOGIC REPORT 17, P. 11,16.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 169-170.

  • Deposit

    ADGGS SPECIAL REPORT 1, P. 12-14

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 122-123.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ AND CALCITE VEINS IN FAULT ZONE WITH GOUGE

Reporter information

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