Unnamed Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead, Zinc, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001282
MRDS ID A012012
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.67342, 58.48114 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
Relative position SEVERAL 100 FT NW OF SMITH AND HEID PROPERTY, USGS BULL 287, P. 129
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION GIVEN IS FOR UNNAMED PROSPECT SHOWN NW OF SMITH AND HEID ON PLATE 2 OF USGS BULL 502 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Secondary
Zinc Secondary
Copper Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • AU OCCURS IN AURIFEROUS ARSENOPYRITE AT NEARBY SMITH AND HEID PROSPECT

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
    Rock unit name Treadwell Slate;Treadwell Slate
    Rock description Treadwell Slate;Treadwell Slate

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.67342, 58.48114

Comments on the geologic information

  • STRIKE AND DIP OF COUNTRY ROCK: N 35 W, 70 NE; CHLORITE SCHIST, GRAYWACKE, SLATE AND GREENSTONE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Juneau/Eagle River

Land status

Ownership category State

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 9.14M

Comments on the workings information

  • 30 FT TUNNEL

Comments on development

  • PROSPECTED IN EARLY 1900'S

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012012

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 502, P. 55

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 84-572, P. 168, NO. 65

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 146

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-133

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEE ALSO: WINDFALL CREEK, SMITH AND HEID ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit QUARTZ STRINGERS CONTAIN ARSENOPYRITE, GALENA, PYRITE, SPHALERITE,A LITTLE CHALCOPYRITE, AND SOME GOLD; ARSENOPYRITE INTIMATELY INTERGROWN WITH GALENA

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-DEC-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 14-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey