Patten Mining Co. Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000881
MRDS ID A011535
Record type Site
Current site name Patten Mining Co. Prospect
Alternate or previous names Golden, Happy Days
Related records 10209890

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.40561, 61.06627 (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. 77 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

Analytical data

Result NO DATA

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) -146.40561, 61.06627

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

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 48.77M

Comments on the workings information

  • 160 FT ADIT DRIVEN IN 1917; CURRENT CONDITION UNKNOWN

Comments on development

  • ADIT DRIVEN IN 1917; GOLDEN AND HAPPY DAYS CLAIMS, STAKED IN 1954,ARE THOUGHT TO BE A RELOCATION OF THE OLD PATTEN PROPERTY

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011535

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 692, P. 151

  • Deposit

    USBM IC 8626, P. 21

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 77

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-80-892B-77

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GOLD-BEARING QUARTZ VEINS
Deposit SEE ALSO: ORION ; 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