Hirshey and Carlson

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead, Zinc, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000344
MRDS ID A010405
Record type Site
Current site name Hirshey and Carlson

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.54178, 60.80231 (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
Zinc Tertiary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Calcite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.54178, 60.80231

Ore body information

  • Thickness 1.98M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Hope District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010405

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 587, P. 171-172

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-4, LOCATION 22

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 104

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SHATTERED FELSIC DIKE 1 TO 6.5 FEET WIDE IS RECEMENTED WITH QUARTZ AND CALCITE.
Deposit MF 880-A DESCRIBES THIS DEPOSIT VERY DIFFERENTLY (DOES NOT MENTION DIKE AND LISTS COMMODITIES AS AG, PB, AND ZN) ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

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