Griset

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000341
MRDS ID A010400
Record type Site
Current site name Griset
Alternate or previous names Keynote
Related records 10136671

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.00036, 60.96984 (WGS84)
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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
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) -148.00036, 60.96984

Ore body information

  • Strike S65W
    Dip 55N
    Thickness 0.84M
    Length 91.44M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on the workings information

  • SHORT TUNNEL AND OPEN CUTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010400

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P. 223

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 158

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FISSURE WITH GOUGE ON BOTH WALLS IS FILLED WITH MILLED COUNTRY ROCK AND UP TO 22 INCHES OF QUARTZ

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