Oregon Claim

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Zinc, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000082
MRDS ID A010098
Record type Site
Current site name Oregon Claim
Alternate or previous names Claim: Maggie May

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.14734, 55.16834 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • NEAR KITKUN BAY 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
Gold Secondary
Zinc Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result ASSAY GAVE $4.80/TON (COMBINED COMMODITIES, 1902 PRICES)

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.14734, 55.16834

Ore body information

  • Strike N30E
    Dip 75NW
    Thickness 0.91M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Vein Defines Contact Between Limestone And Schist

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010098

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 85.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 168-169.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 154.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit VITREOUS QUARTZ VEIN
Deposit SEE ALSO WASHINGTON CLAIM ; 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
Editor 12-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey