Unnamed Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001128
MRDS ID A011816
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.19913, 63.31632 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: ADGGS GR 20, FIG. 3, LOC. 5 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
Copper Primary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Malachite Ore

Analytical data

Result SAMPLE ACROSS 1 FT: 2.95% CU, 2.2 OZ/TON AG, ADGGS GR 20, P. 20

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Dacite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Permian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Dacite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.19913, 63.31632

Ore body information

  • Strike N 85 W
    Dip 35 SW

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

Comments on the workings information

  • EXPLORED BY A SHALLOW TRENCH AND SOME PITS

Comments on development

  • CLAIM STAKED BUT NOT RECORDED IN 1964 FOR MONETA-PORCUPINE CO.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011816

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR 20, P. 20, LOC. 5

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 37, LOC. 16

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PYRITE, CHALCOPYRITE AND MALACHITE IN SHEAR ZONE; TRACEABLE FOR SEVERAL HUNDRED FT

Reporter information

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