Shell

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000381
MRDS ID A010527
Record type Site
Current site name Shell
Related records 10210089

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.54316, 60.67286 (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
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) -149.54316, 60.67286

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 A010527

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880A, LOCATION 43

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P.208

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FELSIL DIKE AND QUARTZ VEINS IMPLIED TO CARRY GOLD

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