Lucky Strike Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000623
MRDS ID A011234
Record type Site
Current site name Lucky Strike Prospect
Related records 10233728

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.97095, 63.5315 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Primary
Lead Secondary
Zinc Secondary
Copper Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • NO DATA ON PB OR ZN CONTENT

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Tetrahedrite Ore
Quartz Gangue
Siderite Gangue

Analytical data

Result 0.04 OZ/TON AU, 6.4 OZ/TON AG, ADGGS OFR 98, P. 30

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.97095, 63.5315

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Kantishna Antiform; Most Claims On Quigley Hil Are On Crestline Of Antiform

Ore body information

  • Thickness 2.44M

Comments on the geologic information

  • PART OF MINERALIZED HYDRAULIC FRACTURE SYSTEM OF KANTISHNA HILLS AREA

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 the production information

  • MAY HAVE BEEN A LITTLE PRODUCTION IN THE 1920'S

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • ADGGS RI 83-12, P. 17

Comments on the workings information

  • OPEN CUTS AND SHORT ADIT, CAVED BY 1930

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011234

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    DAVIS, J.A., 1923, THE KANTISHNA REGION, AK, IN STEWART, B.D., ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINE INSPECTOR TO THE GOVERNOR OF ALASKA, 1922: JUNEAU, AK, P. 124

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 836, P. 331

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 849-F, P. 367

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 30

  • Deposit

    ADGGS RI 83-12, P. 17

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit TWO VEINS; MOSTLY QUARTZ, GALENA, AND SPHALERITE, ARE 6 TO 8 FT THICK AND TREND NE 200 FT OF STRIKE LENGTH EXPOSED AT SURFACE
Deposit SEE ALSO: GALENA ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1984 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 13-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey PARSED OUT HOST ROCK AND ASSOCIATED ROCK TYPES, AGES, UNIT NAMES, AND UNIT AGES.
Editor 14-APR-1995 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PUT DIMENSION DATA INTO THE ORE BODY FIELDS FROM THE DEPOSIT COMMENTS FIELD.