Welcome Claim

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000137
MRDS ID A010169
Record type Site
Current site name Welcome Claim

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.04621, 55.1414 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • PRESENCE OF GOLD UNCONFIRMED

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Gangue

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.04621, 55.1414

Comments on the geologic information

  • COUNTRY ROCK IS SILICIFIED

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 A010169

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 80.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 221.

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