Resurrection Cr.

Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000442
MRDS ID A010611
Record type Site
Current site name Resurrection Cr.
Related records 10185774

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.6229, 60.92425 (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 SITE CONTINUES 6MI UPSTREAM, WITH MAJOR MINING LOCATIONS AT 2MI AND 4MI UPSTREAM 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Analytical data

Result 9 SAMPLES VARIED FROM .817 TO .826 FINENESS

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Unconsolidated Deposit > Gravel

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.6229, 60.92425

Comments on the geologic information

  • MAJOR.UNITS: MAIN DEPOSIT IS ON FALSE BEDROCK OF HORIZONTALLY BEDDED CLAY, GLACIO-FLUVIAL GRAVEL BELOW WAS UNPRODUCTIVE. SANDSTONE, SLATE, CONGLOMERATE, GRANITE, CLAY. CLASTS UP TO 1M WIDE.

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 State

Comments on the production information

  • THIS IS A GROSS ESTIMATE. ADDITIONAL PRODUCTION IN 1970'S WAS OF UNKNOWN QUANTITY PRODUCTION MAY ALSO BE ONGOING

Comments on development

  • ACTIVE CLAIMS AND PRODUCTION AS OF 1975

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010611

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-B, LOCATION 11

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 193-194

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit AVERAGE THICKNESS OF GRAVELS IS 2M IN STREAM PLAIN 300M WIDE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 13-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey