Sulphide Gulch Placer Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000874
MRDS ID A011527
Record type Site
Current site name Sulphide Gulch Placer Occurrence
Related records 10160982

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.04754, 61.01904 (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. 65 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991). ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :49?

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Chalcopyrite Gangue
Garnet Gangue
Limonite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Pyroxene Gangue
Scheelite Gangue
Zircon Gangue

Analytical data

Result 0.25 TO 0.35 MG AU (5 TO 8 COLORS) PER DOUBLE PAN, ADGGS GR15, P. 13

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.04754, 61.01904

Comments on the geologic information

  • AREA UNDERLAIN BY VALDEZ GROUP METASEDIMENTARY ROCKS ; MAJOR.UNITS: AREA IS UNDERLAIN BY METASEDIMENTARY ROCKS OF CRETACEOUS VALDEZ GROUP

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

Comments on the workings information

  • NOT MINED

Comments on development

  • EXPLORED BY ADGGS IN 1964

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011527

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR 15, P. 12-14

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-438, LOC. 79

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 65

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-80-892B-65

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PANNED CONCENTRATE SAMPLES CONTAINED COLORS OF GOLD, CHALCOPYRITE AND A TRACE OF SCHEELITE
Deposit SEE ALSO: LOWE RIVER ; 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