Geiger Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Uranium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000243
MRDS ID A010281
Record type Site
Current site name Geiger Prospect
Related records 10136874

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.15733, 54.96084 (WGS84)
Elevation 15
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Albite Gangue
Quartz Gangue
Zircon Gangue

Analytical data

Result CHEMICAL ANALYSIS: 0.028% U. NO THORIUM DETECTED (THRESHOLD 0.001%)

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.15733, 54.96084

Ore body information

  • Strike N35W
    Dip 85 SW
    Thickness 1.83M

Comments on the geologic information

  • DIKE WAS ORIGINALLY RHYOCITE OR QUARTZ LATITE AND CUTS DEVONIAN METAVOLCANIC ROCK

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1956
Discoverer R.L. Lee

Mining district

District name Ketchikan District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010281

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 1154, P.92-93

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 78-863, P.6-8

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit VEINLETS IN FRACTURES IN DIKE. ANOMALOUS RADIOACTIVITY OF 0.3 MILLIROENTGENS PER HOUR DETECTED

Reporter information

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