Clipper Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000066
MRDS ID A010078
Record type Site
Current site name Clipper Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.6657, 55.52195 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • SIMILAR TO CUTTER PROSPECT LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Alteration

  • (Local) Dike Is Strongly Decomposed

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.6657, 55.52195

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.61M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Vein Follows Dike

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 State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010078

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 165.

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GEOLOGIC REPORT 17, P. 17.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 34.

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