Conley & Mcchesney

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000319
MRDS ID A010370
Record type Site
Current site name Conley & Mcchesney
Alternate or previous names Claims: Bluebell, Perseverance, Whistler
Related records 10185332

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.89925, 60.98401 (WGS84)
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
Copper Tertiary
Lead Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • NO CONFIRMATION OF GOLD CONTENT

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Pyrite Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.89925, 60.98401

Ore body information

  • Thickness 2.44M

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 National Forest

Comments on the workings information

  • A FEW SHORT EXCAVATIONS AND SURFACE STRIPPING

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010370

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P. 219

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES, 880-A, LOCATION 151

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 58

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 3 QUARTZ VEINS ARE FROM 3 TO 8 FT WIDE AND OF "CONSIDERABLE" LENGTH. QUARTZ IS BLUISH IN PATCHES.

Reporter information

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