Tolson & Stanton

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000394
MRDS ID A010556
Record type Site
Current site name Tolson & Stanton
Related records 10282518

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.94675, 60.94484 (WGS84)
Elevation 457
Location accuracy 1000(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
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Pyrrhotite 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) -147.94675, 60.94484

Ore body information

  • Strike SW
    Dip VERTICAL
    Thickness 1.52M
    Length 91.44M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1911

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Name of workings TUNNEL
    Length 47.24M

Comments on the workings information

  • ONE TUNNEL 155 FEET LONG

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010556

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 597, P. 225

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 162

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 237

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FISSURE 2-5 FEET WIDE CONTAINS SHEARED COUNTRY ROCK WITH STRINGERS AND LENSES OF QUARTZ UP TO 2 FEET ACROSS. MOSTLY, THERE IS MUCH LESS QUARTZ (6-12 INCHES)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey PARSED DATA INTO WORKINGS MULTIVALUED FIELDS
Editor 13-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 30-MAY-1995 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey