Grindall Mining and Smelting Co.

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000080
MRDS ID A010096
Record type Site
Current site name Grindall Mining and Smelting Co.
Alternate or previous names Claims: Peacock, Tacoma

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.32541, 55.52334 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LAT. AND LONG. ARE FOR PEACOCK CLAIM. TACOMA CLAIM IS ADJACENT, LOCATED LAT. 55-31-10, LONG. 132-20-10, ALSO WITHIN A RADIUS OF 2000 FEET. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Molybdenum Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • PRESENCE OF MOLYBDENITE IS UNCONFIRMED

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Magnetite Ore
Molybdenite Ore
Epidote Gangue
Garnet Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Mafic Volcanic Rock > Basalt

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.32541, 55.52334

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1905
Year of last production 1905

Comments on the production information

  • "CONSIDERABLE" ORE WAS MINED IN 1905. NO DATA ON QUANTITY, GRADE OR WHETHER ORE WAS EVER SHIPPED.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 60.96M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010096

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 284, P. 47.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 121.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 159.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DEVELOPMENT NOT SUFFICIENT TO DISCLOSE MINABLE ORE BODIES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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