Magnet Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Zinc, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000624
MRDS ID A011235
Record type Site
Current site name Magnet Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -151.10647, 63.20594 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • PLOTTED FROM USBM OFR 24-78, FIG. 4.1-B LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary
Lead Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Pyrrhotite Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -151.10647, 63.20594

Comments on the geologic information

  • ORE OCCURS IN FRACTURED, METAMORPHOSED PALEOZOIC ROCKS NEAR A TERTIARY FELSIC PLUTON

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 workings information

  • SMALL OPEN CUT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011235

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 836, P. 320

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 46 LOC. 41

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 24-78. FIG. 4.1-B

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit MINERALIZED BRECCIA NEAR IGNEOUS INTRUSIVE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1984 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey