Eldorado No. 3 Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000603
MRDS ID A011210
Record type Site
Current site name Eldorado No. 3 Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -151.00983, 63.51234 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Stibiconite Ore
Stibnite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result NO ASSAY INFORMATION

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Marble
    Rock unit name Birch Creek
    Rock description Birch Creek
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Early Cambrian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -151.00983, 63.51234

Ore body information

  • General form VEIN
    Strike N 75 E
    Dip 90
    Thickness 1.83M
    Length 45.72M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Kantishna

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Comments on development

  • VIRTUALLY UNEXPLORED; UNKNOWN POTENTIAL

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011210

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 29 LOC. 8

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 24-78, FIG. 4.1-1 (A), MINERAL DEPOSIT NO. 37

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ STIBNITE VEIN 2 TO 6 FT THICK

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-84 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey