Louise Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000856
MRDS ID A011509
Record type Site
Current site name Louise Prospect
Alternate or previous names Hubbard and Elliott Claims

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -144.10253, 61.64854 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
Relative position DIRECTLY E OF GOODYEAR CLAIM
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • SEE CLAIM MAP: USGS BULL 374, P. 64. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore
Calcite Gangue

Analytical data

Result 20 TO 25% CU REPORTED IN COMMERCIAL SAMPLE, USGS PP 15, P. 25

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone
    Rock unit name Nikolai Greenstone
    Rock description Nikolai Greenstone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -144.10253, 61.64854

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Reg.Struct: Near Axis Of Elliott Cr. Anticline
Local Greenstone Is Irregularly Fractured; Best Developed Faults Strike N20 W And Dip 45 To 45 W

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.05M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fracture Control

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.COM: SEE COMMENTS FOR GOODYEAR PROSPECT

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on the workings information

  • OPEN CUT MADE IN 1902

Comments on development

  • EXPL.COM: SEE COMMENTS FOR GOODYEAR PROSPECT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011509

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PP 15, P. 25

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 745, P. 123-124

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 43

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-438, LOC. 65

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 55

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-80-892B-55

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit BORNITE AND CHALCOPYRITE IN CALCITE VEINS UP TO 2 IN THICK AND DISSEMINATED IN IRREGULARLY FRACTURED GREENSTONE
Deposit SEE GOODYEAR PROSPECT; OPEN CUT ON THE ADJACENT LIZZIE G. CLAIM ALSO CONTAINED BORNITE AND CHALCOPYRITE BEARING QUARTZ-CALCITE VEINS CUTTING FRACTURED GREENSTONE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-85 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 14-APR-95 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PUT DIMENSION DATA INTO THE ORE BODY AND WORKINGS FIELDS FROM THE COMMENTS FIELD