North Star Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000628
MRDS ID A011242
Record type Site
Current site name North Star Prospect
Alternate or previous names Dalton Group Claims: Star, Jumbo, Caribou, Polly Wonder, Dalton Group: Claims: Star, Jumbo, Caribou, Polly Wonder

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.96678, 63.53845 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION APPROXIMATED FROM SKETCH MAP OF QUIGLEY HILL CLAIMS, USGS BULL 849-F, PLATE 29. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Lead Secondary
Zinc Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result REPORTED TO HAVE ASSAYED 60 OZ/TON AG, DAVIS, 1923, THE KANTISHNA REGION...

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.96678, 63.53845

Ore body information

  • General form VEIN
    Dip }
    Thickness 0.15M
  • General form VEIN
    Dip }
    Thickness 0.15M

Comments on the geologic information

  • PROBABLY IN VEIN CUTTING BIRCH CREEK ROCKS

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 reserve resource information

  • ADGGS RI 83-12, P. 17

Comments on the workings information

  • OPEN CUT WORK DONE IN EARLY 20'S

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011242

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 722, P. 53

  • 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. 125

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 849-F, PLATE 29

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 44 LOC. 6

  • Deposit

    ADGGS RI 83-12, P. 17

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 6 IN STRINGER
Deposit RELATED: POLLY WONDER ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-84 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 14-APR-95 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PUT DIMENSION DATA INTO THE ORE BODY FIELDS FROM THE DEPOSIT COMMENTS FIELD.