Jones and Boyle Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Antimony, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001226
MRDS ID A011940
Record type Site
Current site name Jones and Boyle Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.22556, 67.47469 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position Within 2500 Ft Radius.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • PLACER CUT ON N SIDE OF SMITH GULCH; NEAR MOUTH; SEE: USGS PP 709, P. 9, FIG 4 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Primary
Gold Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Stibnite Ore

Analytical data

Result .02-.079 PPM AU DETECTED IN ROCK SAMPLES

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.22556, 67.47469

Ore body information

  • Strike N 40 E
    Dip 90

Comments on the geologic information

  • BEDROCK SHOWN AS PHYLLITE AND SILTSTONE UNIT ON USGS OFR 200 (GEOLOGIC MAP)

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Koyukuk

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on the workings information

  • EXPOSED IN PLACER CUT

Comments on development

  • STIBNITE VEIN WAS UNCOVERED AND SLUICED DURING PLACER MINING ON SMITH CREEK BENCHES (CIRCA WW2)

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011940

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    TDM PAM 2, P. 16-17

  • Deposit

    USBM RI 4173, P. 37

  • Deposit

    USGS PP 709, P. 9

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1374, P. 160

  • Deposit

    USBM IC 8626, P. 8

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 158, NO. 36

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-469-21

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 6 VERTICAL QUARTZ VEINS 3 TO 4 IN WIDE, 1 TO 40 FT APART; CONTAIN 1.5 TO 2 IN WIDE ZONES OF STIBNITE; AU DETECTED IN ANALYSIS
Deposit SEE ALSO: WANNEMAKER AND WORTMAN ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-86 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey