Bee Mining Co. Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Nickel, Copper, Gold, Silver, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001106
MRDS ID A011792
Record type Site
Current site name Bee Mining Co. Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -145.78329, 63.33994 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: ADGGS GR 14, FIGURE 2, LOC. 3 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
Nickel Primary
Copper Primary
Gold Secondary
Silver Secondary
Lead Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Pentlandite Ore

Analytical data

Result 0.17-2.01% NI, 0.1-0.61% CU, 0.20 OZ/TON AU, 0.32 OZ/TON AG, ADGGS GR 14, P. 26

Nearby scientific data

(1) -145.78329, 63.33994

Comments on the geologic information

  • NARROW ZONE OF GABBROIC AND ULTRAMAFIC ROCKS OF PROBABLE MESOZOIC AGE; TEXTURES SUGGEST CRYSTALLIZATION OF LATE STAGE INTERSTITIAL LIQUID DERIVED FROM PERIDOTITIC MAGMA

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Delta River

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Rollie Emerick And Assoc.
    Home office Delta Junction, Ak

Comments on development

  • PROBABLE POST-1950 ACTIVITY

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011792

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR 14, P. 25-26, 32-33, LOC. 3

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 211-212

  • Deposit

    USBM IC 8626, P. 16

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 38, LOC. 28

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GEOLOGICALLY SIMILAR TO EMERICK PROSPECT ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit SMALL LENSES AND DISSEMINATIONS OF PYRRHOTITE, PENTLANDITE, CHALCOPYRITE AND TRACE GALENA IN GABBRO AND, TO A LESSER EXTENT, IN SERPENTINITE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey