Wannemaker and Wortman Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001227
MRDS ID A011941
Record type Site
Current site name Wannemaker and Wortman Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.23084, 67.47136 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • PLACER CUT S OF SMITH CREEK, NEAR MOUTH 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Stibnite Ore

Analytical data

Result 3-IN CHIP SAMPLE ACROSS VEIN CONTAINED 58.3% SB, USBMIC 8626, P. 8, NO. 12

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Phyllite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.23084, 67.47136

Comments on the geologic information

  • FISSURE CUTS ACROSS CLEAVAGE IN PHYLLITE

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 FOR 8 FT ALONG STRIKE IN A SURFACE TRENCH

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011941

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USBM RI 4173, P. 38

  • Deposit

    USBM IC 8626, P. 8, NO. 12

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 158, NO. 35

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-469-21

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 3-4 IN STIBNITE VEIN IN FISSURE LINED WITH TERMINATED QUARTZ CRYSTALS
Deposit SEE ALSO: JONES AND BOYLE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1986 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey