Unnamed Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000461
MRDS ID A010636
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.52511, 60.82925 (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 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue
Sericite Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Sericitic Alteration

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Dacite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Dacite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.52511, 60.82925

Ore body information

  • Thickness 1.5M

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

Comments on the workings information

  • ONE SHORT TUNNEL

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010636

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 849, P.502

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 18

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit HIGHLY FRACTURED DIKE IS RECEMENTED BY QUARTZ. SILICIFIED FRACTURES HAVE SERICITIC ALTERATION ENVELOPES 1-2 CM THICK.

Reporter information

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