Silver King Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001235
MRDS ID A011952
Record type Site
Current site name Silver King Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -151.32418, 67.29188 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • PB OCCURRENCE ON MICHIGAN CREEK IN USGS OFR 200 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Silver Secondary
Gold Secondary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -151.32418, 67.29188

Comments on the geologic information

  • BEDROCK VARIOUSLY REPORTED AS LIMESTONE, PHYLLITE OR SLATE; USGS OFR 200 SHOWS BEDROCK AS UNIT OF GRAY MARBLE, BROWN-WEATHERING CALCAREOUS MICA-SCHIST AND BLACK QUARTZ-MICA-SCHIST

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 State

Comments on the workings information

  • 75 FT ADIT DRIVEN IN BARREN ROCK; POSSIBLY AN ATTEMPT TO UNDERCUT VEIN EXPOSED IN SURFACE TRENCH

Comments on development

  • DEVELOPMENT REPORTED IN 1921; 2 LODE CLAIMS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011952

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    REED, IRVING MCK., 1938, UPPER KOYUKUK REGION, ALASKA: ALASKA TERRITORIAL DEPARTMENT OF MINES UNPUB. REPORT, P. 139-140

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 51, P. 94

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 200

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 234

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-469-15

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GALENA IN ONE OR MORE QUARTZ VEINS REPORTED TO CARRY SILVER AND GOLD VALUES
Deposit PRECIOUS METAL CONTENT HAS NOT BEEN CONFIRMED ; 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