Shelton Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000100
MRDS ID A010123
Record type Site
Current site name Shelton Prospect
Alternate or previous names Claims: Lavina, Roman, Rosalie
Related records 10258664

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.65598, 55.43029 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Secondary
Silver Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • SULFIDES EQUAL 1% TO 2% OF VEIN

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Malachite Ore
Calcite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result SAMPLE HAD 0.25% CU
Result LOW AU AND AG

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.65598, 55.43029

Ore body information

  • Strike N20E
    Dip 65SE
    Thickness 1.83M

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 30.48M

Comments on the workings information

  • DRAFT AND WINZE

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010123

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 93.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 284, P. 48.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 128.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 963-A, P. 8-10.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 191.

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