Yakima

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000398
MRDS ID A010561
Record type Site
Current site name Yakima
Related records 10258200

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.3137, 60.95984 (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
Copper Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Calcite Gangue
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) -148.3137, 60.95984

Ore body information

  • Strike N12E
    Dip 80 W
    Thickness 31M
    Length 18.29M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Name of workings ADIT
    Length 19.81M

Comments on the workings information

  • 65 FOOT ADIT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010561

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P. 231

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-4, LOCATION 128

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P.250

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SHEAR ZONE 8 TO 31 INCHES WIDE IS MOSTLY FILLED WITH QUARTZ BUT CONTAINS UP TO 15 INCHES OF CRUSHED SLATE. GOUGE PRESENT ON HANGING WALL

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