Rose Johnson Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000823
MRDS ID A011475
Record type Site
Current site name Rose Johnson Prospect
Related records 10258576

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.16144, 61.18127 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
Relative position ON E MARGIN OF VALDEZ GLACIER
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • POSITION APPROXIMATED FROM USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 26. 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
Sphalerite Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result NO DATA

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate
    Rock unit name Valdez Group; Sheared Black Slate With Associated Greenstone
    Rock description Valdez Group; Sheared Black Slate With Associated Greenstone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.16144, 61.18127

Ore body information

  • Strike S 85 E
    Dip VERTICAL
    Width 0.18M

Comments on the geologic information

  • SCHISTOSITY OF SLATE COUNTRY ROCK: S 85 E, VERTICAL

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

  • DEVELOPMENT WAS NO MORE THAN A FEW TENS OF FT OF UNDERGROUND WORKINGS INCLUDING A 20 FT SHAFT AND SEVERAL SHORT TUNNELS; LIMITED SURFACE EXCAVATIONS; PRESENT CONDITIONS UNKNOWN

Comments on development

  • MILL OPERATED ON PROPERTY FOR A SHORT TIME IN 1914; AMOUNT OF PRODUCTION, IF ANY, UNKNOWN; PROBABLY HAS NOT BEEN ACTIVE SINCE

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011475

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 622, P. 162-163

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-438, LOC. 34

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 26

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-80-892B-26

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THIN QUARTZ VEINS REPORTED TO BE 2 IN TO 3 FT WIDE; VEIN DESCRIBEDIN USGS BULL 622 WAS 2 TO 7 IN WIDE, TRENDING S 85 E WITH VERTICAL DIP,PARALLEL TO SCHISTOSITY OF SLATE CR
Deposit SEE ALSO: RAMSEY-RUTHERFORD ; 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.