Alaska Gold Hill Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000811
MRDS ID A011461
Record type Site
Current site name Alaska Gold Hill Prospect
Alternate or previous names Black Diamond
Related records 10161489

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.517, 61.12766 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • POSITION APPROXIMATED FROM USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 17 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

Analytical data

Result NO DATA

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.517, 61.12766

Comments on the geologic information

  • AREA IS UNDERLAIN BY CRETACEOUS METASEDIMENTS OF VALDEZ GROUP

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1910

Mining district

District name Port Valdez

Land status

Ownership category State

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 184.4M

Comments on the workings information

  • 605 FT OF UNDERGROUND WORKINGS DRIVEN BY 1916; SOME SURFACE WORK ALSO; PRESENT CONDITION UNKNOWN

Comments on development

  • LOCATED 1910; DEVELOPMENT 1910-1917

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011461

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 622, P. 152-153, 183

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 662, P. 191

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 692, P. 151

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-438, LOC. 20

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 17

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-80-892B-17

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NO DATA ON DEPOSIT OTHER THAN DESCRIPTION OF WORKINGS; PROBABLY AURIFEROUS QUARTZ VEINS IN VALDEZ GROUP ROCKS
Deposit PRESENCE OF AU IS INFERRED FROM EXTENT OF WORKINGS DONE ON PROPERTY; SEE ALSO: THOMPSON-FORD ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey