Mohawk Mine

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Antimony, Lead, Zinc, Arsenic

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000491
MRDS ID A010675
Record type Site
Current site name Mohawk Mine
Alternate or previous names Bondholder

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.99184, 64.87188 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ON ESTER DOME 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
Antimony Secondary
Lead Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary
Arsenic Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Stibnite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.99184, 64.87188

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year <1912
Year of first production 1914
Year of last production 1940

Mining district

District name Fairbanks District

Comments on the workings information

  • MOWHAWK VEIN WORKED FOR AT LEAST 1300 FT. LENGTH AND 230 FT DEPTH.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010675

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 76-662, P. 98-99

  • Deposit

    USGS B. 849-B, P. 142-147

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit TWO PRINCIPAL QUARTZ VEINS (MOWHAWK & BONDHOLDER) UP TO 7 FT THICK. QUARTZ NEAR STIBNITE POCKETS IS HIGHER GRADE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-84 Elliott, R. L. U.S. Geological Survey