Banner Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000302
MRDS ID A010350
Record type Site
Current site name Banner Prospect
Related records 10256263

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.30092, 60.93678 (WGS84)
Elevation 45
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • DEPOSIT NUMBER IS THE MAP LOCATION NUMBER FROM MF-880A. 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
Lead Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock
    Rock unit name Valdez Group
    Rock description Valdez Group

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.30092, 60.93678

Ore body information

  • Thickness 2.5M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound District

Land status

Ownership category State

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 100M

Comments on the workings information

  • ONE TUNNEL.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010350

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 662, P. 187-189.

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 131

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SHATTERED IGNEOUS DIKE IS CEMENTED BY QUARTZ AND CARRIES SULFIDES AND GOLD.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey