Saxe Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000124
MRDS ID A010152
Record type Site
Current site name Saxe Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.99349, 55.49139 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 5000(meters)
Relative position Within A Radius Of 2 Miles
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION IS VERY UNCERTAIN LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991). LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Pyrite Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result ASSAYS HAVE 0.07 OZ/TON AU
Result 0.24-1.96 OZ/TON AG
Result HIGHER ASSAYS ARE REPORTED.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Intermediate Volcanic Rock > Andesite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Intermediate Volcanic Rock > Andesite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.99349, 55.49139

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.61M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Ketchikan District

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010152

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 783, P. 52-53.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 170.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 189.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-83 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey