Stampede Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000507
MRDS ID A010698
Record type Site
Current site name Stampede Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.37512, 63.73708 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Primary
Gold Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary
Arsenic Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Stibnite Ore
Calcite Gangue
Chlorite Gangue
Muscovite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result SAMPLE OF TABLE CONCENTRATES FROM MILL CARRIED 1.71 OZ AU/TON AND 0.41 OZ AG/TON

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist
    Rock unit name Birch Creek Schist
    Rock description Birch Creek Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.37512, 63.73708

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Stampede Fault, Movement On Fault Pre- And Post-Dated Mineralization

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 2.13M
  • General form TABULAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Intersections Of Nw-Dipping And Sw-Dipping Veins, Also Vein Intersections With Faults

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year <1918
Year of first production 1937
Year of last production 1970

Mining district

District name Kantishna District

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Comments on the production information

  • FIGURES ABOVE INDICATE GRADE OF ABOUT 50% SB

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1978
    Total resources 3,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Antimony Sb 10 wt-pct Antimony Major 1978

Comments on the workings information

  • DETAILS OF WORKINGS NOT REPORTED, BUT FAIRLY EXTENSIVE UNDERGROUND WORKINGS

Comments on development

  • DIAMOND DRILLING FOUND ORE SHOOTS WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN DEVELOPED

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010698

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-363, P. 98-101

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 8-10, 16-17, 27, 38-39

  • Deposit

    USGS B 936 N

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 78-1-E, P. 35

  • Production

    ADGGS OFR 92

  • Reserve-Resource

    USGS OFR 78-1-E

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEVERAL THOUSAND FT OF MINERALIZED VEIN STRIKE LENGTH. TWO OR THREE PERIODS OF MINERALIZATION. HIGH GRADE STIBNITE VEINS RUN MORE THAN 50% SB, QUARTZ-STIBNITE VEINS RUN 10-20% SB.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1984 Elliott, R. L. U.S. Geological Survey