Mystery Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Lead, Antimony, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000627
MRDS ID A011240
Record type Site
Current site name Mystery Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.71261, 63.58151 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ONE OF SEVERAL CLAIMS DESCRIBED ON THE DIVIDE BETWEEN SPRUCE AND CREVICE CREEKS LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Antimony Primary
Copper Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • FREE SILVER OBSERVED IN NEARBY DEPOSITS

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Stibnite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.71261, 63.58151

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.76M

Comments on the geologic information

  • VEIN CUTS BIRCH CREEK TERRANE

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

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011240

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. 132

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 45 LOC. 17

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-366-22

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEIN

Reporter information

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