Mcleod Bay Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000216
MRDS ID A010254
Record type Site
Current site name Mcleod Bay Prospect
Alternate or previous names Claims: Daykoo, Delaware, Elk, Elks Pup, Golden Charoit, Mcleod, New York, Virginia, West Virginia
Related records 10112801

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.71288, 54.68861 (WGS84)
Elevation 122
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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
Gold Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result PICKED SAMPLE FROM DUMP YIELDED 0.6 OZ/TON AV. OTHER ASSAYS AVERAGE 0.11 OZ/TON AV

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.71288, 54.68861

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Country Rock Strikes N45w Dips 30-40 Ne

Ore body information

  • Thickness 182.88M
    Length 243.84M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1900
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 152.4M

Comments on the workings information

  • 3 ADITS AND OPEN CUTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010254

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 284 P. 43

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 662, P. 70-71

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 78-863, P. 17-18

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit VEINS UP TO 60 FT WIDE IN ZONE OF MINERALIZED SCHIST. MANY STRINGERS AS WELL.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1983 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 12-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey