Croesus Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000078
MRDS ID A010093
Record type Site
Current site name Croesus Prospect
Alternate or previous names San Juan
Related records 10209918

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.18011, 55.14917 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Gold Ore
Epidote Gangue
Hematite Gangue
Magnetite Gangue

Analytical data

Result $5/TON AU (1932 PRICES)

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist > Greenschist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.18011, 55.14917

Ore body information

  • Strike N DEGREE O
    Dip 85E
    Thickness 1.22M
    Length 109.73M

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 Surface/Underground
    Length 152.4M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010093

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 85-86.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 170-171.

  • Deposit

    ADGGS SPECIAL REPORT 1, P. 24.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 50.

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