Skookum Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000069
MRDS ID A010082
Record type Site
Current site name Skookum Prospect
Alternate or previous names Elm City

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.34763, 55.52751 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore


  • (Local) Diorite Is Epidotized In Region Of Ore Body

Analytical data

Result 0.48 OZ/TON AU

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) -132.34763, 55.52751

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.91M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Both Sides Of Ore Body Are Bounded By Faults

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on the workings information


Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010082

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    USGS MF433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 62.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-83 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey