Golden Wonder #1

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000337
MRDS ID A010393
Record type Site
Current site name Golden Wonder #1
Related records 10233661

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.98008, 60.97178 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 250(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
Calcite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result ORE BODY AS A WHOLE ASSAYED 0.2-0.25 OZ/TON AU. SELECTED QUARTZ ASSAYED 5.0 OZ/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) -147.98008, 60.97178

Ore body information

  • General form LENSES AND STRINGERS
    Strike 560W
    Dip 70N
    Thickness 1.22M
    Length 609.6M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
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 National Forest

Comments on the production information

  • PERHAPS 1 TON OF ORE WAS SHIPPED

Comments on the workings information

  • SURFACE STRIPPING AND ONE TUNNEL

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010393

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P.222-223

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 156

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P.90

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FISSURE 2.5 TO 4 FEET WIDE CONSISTS OF SHATTERED AND SHEARED SLATE WITH LENSES AND STRINGERS OF HARD BLUISH WHITE QUARTZ UP TO 10 INCHES WIDE THAT IS BANDED PARALLEL TO SHEAR ZONE WALLS

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