Mary Ellen Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000857
MRDS ID A011510
Record type Site
Current site name Mary Ellen Prospect
Alternate or previous names Hubbard and Elliott Claims

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -144.10864, 61.64576 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: USGS BULL 745, PLATE III, LOC. 22 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
Gold Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Gold Ore

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) -144.10864, 61.64576

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Near Axis Of Elliott Cr. Anticline
Local Extensive Fracturing

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

  • TUNNEL WAS DRIVEN IN 1912; LENGTH UNKNOWN; CURRENT CONDITION UNKNOWN

Comments on development

  • SEE COMMENTS FOR GOODYEAR PROSPECT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011510

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 542, P. 83

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 622, P. 112-113

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 745, PLATE III, LOC. 22

  • 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 SHATTERED GREENSTONE MINERALIZED WITH PYRITE AND CHALCOPYRITE; AU PRESENT IN WEATHERED SURFACE MATERIAL
Deposit SEE GOODYEAR PROSPECT ; 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