Alaskan Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000817
MRDS ID A011468
Record type Site
Current site name Alaskan Prospect
Related records 10161148

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.31395, 61.18099 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ADIT SYMBOL ON VALDEZ A-7 QUADRANGLE. 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
Copper Secondary
Lead Secondary
Zinc Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result NO DATA

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
    Rock unit name Valdez Group
    Rock description Valdez Group
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.31395, 61.18099

Ore body information

  • Strike N 77 W
    Dip 60 N TO 90
    Thickness 1.52M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Port Valdez

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on the workings information

  • 17 FT SHAFT AND TUNNEL BEING DRIVEN IN 1914; PRESENT STATE OF DEVELOPMENT AND CONDITION OF WORKINGS UNKNOWN

Comments on development

  • EXPLORED IN AND BEFORE 1914; NO RECORD OF PRODUCTION

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011468

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 622, P. 169

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-438, LOC. 27

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 22

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-80-892B-22

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEIN 6 IN TO 5 FT THICK ALONG 150 FT OF OUTCROP; STRIKE: N 77 W, DIP: 60 N TO VERTICAL; SMALL FOLD IN VEIN
Deposit SEE ALSO: HIGH GRADE, 45 ; 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
Editor 14-APR-1995 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PUT DIMENSION DATA INTO THE ORE BODY FIELDS FROM THE DEPOSIT COMMENTS FIELD.