Lucky Girl

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001014
MRDS ID A011687
Record type Site
Current site name Lucky Girl
Alternate or previous names Bremner Mining Company

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -143.42247, 61.05271 (WGS84)
Relative position Approximately 1,400 ft north of headwaters of Golconda Creek. Best location: MacKevett, 1976, loc. 23. Accurate within radius of 1,000 feet. Mislabelled as Yellow Band Mine on McCarthy A-7 topographic quadrangle map.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • Ore Material = Gold (native)

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -143.42247, 61.05271

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Sparsely distributed gold in a series of subparallel quartz veins from a few cm to 1 m thick in Jurassic-Cretaceous Valdez Group metasedimentary rocks cut by quartz monzonite porphyry dikes and a north-trending system of vertical faults.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Nizina

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = More than 600 m of underground workings on two levels with 30 m of vertical separation. Mine had 50 tpd mill.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011687
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF MC190

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Moffit, F.H., 1937, Recent mineral developments in the Copper River region: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 880, p. 97-109.

  • Deposit

    Berg, H.C., and Cobb, E.H., 1967, Metalliferous Lode Deposits of Alaska. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1246, 254 p.

  • Deposit

    MacKevett, E.M., Jr., 1976, Mineral deposits and occurrences in the McCarthy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-773-B, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Moffit, F.H., 1914, Geology of the Hanagita-Bremner region, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 576, 56 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Moffit, 1914

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Lode: vein

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 03-NOV-97 Leonard, K.R. U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 03-NOV-97 Elliott, R.L. U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 03-NOV-97 Richter, D.H. U.S. Geological Survey