Sulphide Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000639
MRDS ID A011255
Record type Site
Current site name Sulphide Occurrence
Related records 10207425

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.93622, 63.53707 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(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; BUNDTZEN, ADGGS OFR 98, GIVES MUCH DIFFRENT LOCATION LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result NO ASSAY INFORMATION

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.93622, 63.53707

Ore body information

  • Thickness 2.44M
    Length 45.72M

Comments on the geologic information

  • VEIN CUTS BIRCH CREEK SCHIST

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

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011255

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. 130

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 32

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 55 LOC. 5

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 24-78, P. 4-26

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-366-06

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit POORLY EXPOSED QUARTZ VEIN
Deposit SEE ALSO: WATER LEVEL, WHITE HAWK ; 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