Silver Tip Cr

Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000439
MRDS ID A010608
Record type Site
Current site name Silver Tip Cr
Related records 10185443

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.36454, 60.73481 (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-880 B. LOCATION EXTENDS 2 MILES UP STREAM SOUTH ALONG SILVERTIP CREEK. MOST ACTIVITY AT BASE OF CREEK 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
Tungsten Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Unconsolidated Deposit > Gravel

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.36454, 60.73481

Ore body information

  • Thickness 1.22M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Hope District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the production information

  • SOME PRODUCTION IN 1911 AND SOME IN MID-1970'S. PRODUCTION MAY OR MAY NOT BE ON GOING. SUM OF PRODUCTION PROBABLY LESS THAN 100 TO Z

Comments on development

  • PRODUCTION AROUND 1911 BY HYDRAULIC METHODS, CURRENT TECHNIQUE UNKNOWN

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010608

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 520, P. 169-170

  • Deposit

    ADGS GEOCHEMICAL REPORT. 14, P. 36

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-B, LOCATION 19

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 210

Reporter information

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