George & Mcfarland

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000333
MRDS ID A010389
Record type Site
Current site name George & Mcfarland
Related records 10160942

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.31315, 60.94456 (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
Lead Tertiary

Materials information

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

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
    Rock unit name Valdez Group
    Rock description Valdez Group;Valdez Group;

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.31315, 60.94456

Ore body information

  • Strike S26E
    Dip 70N
    Length 50M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1911

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 A010389

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P.232

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD INVESTIGATIONS 880-A, LOCATION 130

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P.85

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FISSURE VEIN CONTAINS QUARTZ STRINGERS UP TO 12 INCHES WIDE. VEIN CUTS COUNTRY ROCK AND DIKES

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 13-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey