Bullion

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000318
MRDS ID A010369
Record type Site
Current site name Bullion
Related records 10282767

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.60787, 60.84511 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate
    Rock unit name Valdez Group
    Rock description Valdez Group
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.60787, 60.84511

Ore body information

  • Thickness 350M
    Length 900M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1911
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound District

Land status

Ownership category State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010369

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P.233

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES, LOCATION 10

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P.43.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit BELT OF SLATE 900M LONG AND 350M WIDE HAS MANY QUARTZ VEINLETS FROM 2 TO 45 CM WIDE AND SPACED FROM 3M TO 3M APART. DEPOSIT IS LOW GRADE

Reporter information

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