Curly Kidney Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000827
MRDS ID A011480
Record type Site
Current site name Curly Kidney Prospect
Related records 10233554

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.62338, 61.00542 (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. 31 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
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result NO DATA OTHER THAN PRESENCE OF AU IN QUARTZ

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;Valdez Group

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.62338, 61.00542

Ore body information

  • General form LENSES
    Strike N 5 W}
    Dip 80 E}
    Width 1.22M
  • General form LENSES
    Dip 80 E}
    Width 3.05M

Comments on the geologic information

  • GRAYWACKE WITH MINOR ARGILLITE.

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 Underground
    Length 7.62M

Comments on the workings information

  • 25 FT TUNNEL DRIVEN BEFORE 1918

Comments on development

  • ONLY DEVELOPMENT WAS 25 FT TUNNEL DRIVEN ON SHEAR ZONE BEFORE 1918; LOCATED IN 1910 BY E. ROHRBACK

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011480

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 692, P. 172

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-438, LOC. 39

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 31

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-80-892B-31

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SHEAR ZONE 2 TO 4 FT WIDE CONTAINS PYRITE IN THIN QUARTZ STRINGERSAND SHEARED COUNTRY ROCK; ANOTHER PARALLEL SHEAR 2 TO 10 FT WIDE CONTAINS UP TO 3 FT OF QUARTZ IN LENSES AND STRINGERS
Deposit SEE ALSO: ORION PROSPECT ; 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-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey PARSED OUT HOST ROCK AND ASSOCIATED ROCK TYPES, AGES, UNIT NAMES, AND UNIT AGES.
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.
Editor 14-APR-1995 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PUT DIMENSION DATA INTO THE WORKINGS FIELDS FROM THE COMMENTS FIELD.