Frodenburg and Bloom

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000332
MRDS ID A010388
Record type Site
Current site name Frodenburg and Bloom
Related records 10258813

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.97869, 60.98039 (WGS84)
Elevation 351
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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.97869, 60.98039

Ore body information

  • Thickness 1.83M
    Length 36.58M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1913

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the workings information

  • ONLY SURFACE STRIPPING

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010388

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P. 221-222

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 153

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 15284

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FISSURE IS PARTIALLY FILLED WITH QUARTZ VEINS WHICH ARE A MAXIMUM OF 10 INCHES WIDE.

Reporter information

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