Unnamed Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000225
MRDS ID A010262
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.21288, 54.93306 (WGS84)
Elevation 6
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ON SOUTH ARM OF MOIRA SOUND LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Calcite Gangue
Chlorite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.21288, 54.93306

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Major Northward Trending Fault Is Nearby

Ore body information

  • Strike N16E
    Dip 85 SE

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

  • SOME OPEN CUTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010262

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 1154, P.95, 100

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 78-863, P.19

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit VEINS AND VEINLETS IN FAULT ZONE
Deposit GOLD CONTENT WAS TOO LOW FOR FURTHER EXPLORATION ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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