Salmon Claim

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000125
MRDS ID A010154
Record type Site
Current site name Salmon Claim

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.05566, 55.13501 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Tertiary
Lead Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Pyrite Gangue

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.05566, 55.13501

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 A010154

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 80.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 175.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 181.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THERE ARE TWO DESCRIPTIONS OF THIS CLAIM WHICH DIFFER GREATLY. ONE SAYS QUARTZ VEIN IN LIMESTONE WITH FREE GOLD, PYRITE, GALENA. OTHER SAYS PYRITE, CHALCOPYRITE, SOME GOLD. IN BRECCIATED VEIN IN GREENSCHIST.

Reporter information

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