Jackpot Bay

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000352
MRDS ID A010415
Record type Site
Current site name Jackpot Bay
Related records 10258429

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.25282, 60.31677 (WGS84)
Elevation 235
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
Silver Secondary
Lead Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • EACH ASSAY IS AN AVERAGE OF 3 ANALYSES

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result OUTER ZONE OF VEIN ASSAYED 0.5 OZ/TON AU, 0.3 OZ/TON AG
Result CENTRAL ZONE ASSAYED 2.5 OZ/TON AU, 5.9 OZ/TON AG.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
    Rock unit name Orca Group;Orca Group
    Rock description Orca Group;Orca Group

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.25282, 60.31677

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Country Rock Strikes N-Ne, Dips 40-60 W Nw

Ore body information

  • Strike N52W
    Dip 67W
    Thickness 0.71M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010415

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 443, P. 76

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 174

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 117

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEIN 20 TO 28 INCHES WIDE CONTAINS SULFIDES, ESPECIALLY IN A CENTRAL ZONE 6 TO 11 INCHES 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