Tomboy Prospect

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000395
MRDS ID A010557
Record type Site
Current site name Tomboy Prospect
Related records 10258606

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.38676, 60.88622 (WGS84)
Elevation 762
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
Lead Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Limonite 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) -148.38676, 60.88622

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.71M
    Length 76.2M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1912

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound District

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on the production information

  • A FEW TONS WERE SHIPPED AND MILLED AROUND 1918.

Comments on the workings information

  • A SHORT TUNNEL AND SURFACE STRIPPING

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010557

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P. 233

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 692, P. 150

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 134

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 238

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEIN FROM 1 TO 28 INCHES WIDE AND WITH A 100 FOOT STRIP THAT AVERAGES 22 INCHES IN WIDTH

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