Unnamed Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000666
MRDS ID A011290
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.34014, 63.9607 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result WEATHERED CHIP SAMPLE AND FLOAT ASSAYED: 0.17 TO 10.5% PB, .01 TO .04% ZN, .09 TO 2.72 OZ/TON AG, ADGGS OFR 98, P. 47 NO. 74

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Rhyolite
    Rock unit name Totatlanika Schist
    Rock description Totatlanika Schist
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Permian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.34014, 63.9607

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.91M
    Length 76.2M

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 A011290

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 40 AND 47, LOC. 74

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 46 LOC. 33

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit LIMONITIC BOXWORK STRUCTURE IN GOSSAN ABOVE VERTICAL VEIN SYSTEM 1 TO 3 FT WIDE

Reporter information

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