Silver Star Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000101
MRDS ID A010124
Record type Site
Current site name Silver Star Prospect
Related records 10209475

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -133.08236, 55.03028 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Primary
Zinc Secondary
Copper Tertiary
Lead Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -133.08236, 55.03028

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Bedding Strikes N55w; Dips Ne

Ore body information

  • General form PINCH AND SWELL
    Thickness 0.76M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Veins Follow Bedding

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 A010124

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 662, P. 72.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 192

General comments

Subject category Comment text

Reporter information

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