Gold Eagle

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000335
MRDS ID A010391
Record type Site
Current site name Gold Eagle
Related records 10112590

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.00369, 60.96206 (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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Chlorite Gangue
Pyrrhotite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result ASSAYS VARY FROM BLANK TO 9 OZ PER TON

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) -148.00369, 60.96206

Ore body information

  • Strike S20W
    Dip 90
    Thickness 3.05M
    Length 152.4M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Code Is At Slate Graywacke Contact

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral Not In Place

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the production information

  • A SMALL AMOUNT OF PRODUCTION WAS REPORTED IN 1913.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 60.96M

Comments on the workings information

  • TWO TUNNELS, 155 FEET AND 45 FEET LONG

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010391

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P. 224

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 160

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 88

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit STRINGER CODE HAS INDIVIDUAL VEINLETS OF QUARTZ UP TO 4 FEET WIDE IN A ZONE THAT IS 10 FEET WIDE

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