Whistler Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000438
MRDS ID A010606
Record type Site
Current site name Whistler Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.52483, 60.82925 (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
Lead Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate
    Rock unit name Valdez Group
    Rock description Valdez Group
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.52483, 60.82925

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.15M

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 A010606

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 849-I, P. 500-501

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 20

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 74

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit VEIN 2-6 INCHES WIDE PARALLELS CLEAVAGE IN SLATE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey