Independence

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000348
MRDS ID A010411
Record type Site
Current site name Independence
Related records 10161025

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.55038, 60.66481 (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
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.55038, 60.66481

Ore body information

  • Thickness 1.22M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Hope District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the production information

  • AN UNSPECIFIED (CERTAINLY SMALL) AMOUNT OF GOLD WAS PRODUCED

Comments on the workings information

  • MINOR DEVELOPMENT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010411

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 849-I, P. 516

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 44

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 111.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DIKE IS 10% REPLACED BY QUARTZ STRINGERS

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey