Unnamed Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Antimony, Gold, Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000660
MRDS ID A011284
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.64511, 63.61151 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Primary
Gold Primary
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • GOLD IN ASSAY MAY BE UNREPRESENTATIVE OF THE SITE

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Stibnite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result CHIPS: 0.30% CU, 1.43% PB, 0.20% ZN, 0.14 OZ/TON AG, 0.22 OZ/TON AU, 0.02% SB, ADGGS OFR 98, P. 46

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Marble
    Rock unit name Birch Creek;Birch Creek
    Rock description Birch Creek;Birch Creek

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.64511, 63.61151

Ore body information

  • General form VEIN
    Thickness 0.61M

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

  • NEW PROSPECT IN 1976; COMPLETELY UNEXPLORED; SMALL SURFACE SHOWINGS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011284

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 37 AND 46, LOC. 60

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 24-78, FIG. 4.1-1(A), MINERAL DEPOSIT NO. 282

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169 A, P. 45 LOC. 22

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SMALL EXPOSURE AT SURFACE OF 2 FT WIDE VEIN

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