Gold Standard Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001289
MRDS ID A012023
Record type Site
Current site name Gold Standard Prospect
Related records 10233956

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.89426, 58.66725 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • SEE: USGS BULL 502, PLATE 2, LOC. 1 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 Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore

Analytical data

Result SAMPLE ACROSS 4.5 FT WIDTH CONTAINED ABOUT 0.3 OZ/TON AU, USGS OFR 84-572, P. 164, NO. 51

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.89426, 58.66725

Comments on the geologic information

  • SEE COMMENTS FOR CALIFORNIA PROSPECT

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1898

Comments on the workings information

  • 120 FT TUNNEL DRIVEN IN EARLY 1900'S

Comments on development

  • ACTIVE IN EARLY 1900'S; 3 CLAIMS; MAY HAVE BEEN SOME EXPLORATORY WORK DONE IN 1940

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012023

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 284, P. 34

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 379, P. 71

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 502, P. 46-47

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 84-572, P. 164, NO. 51

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 128

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-115

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEE ALSO: CALIFORNIA, DIVIDEND, CASCADE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit QUARTZ STRINGER LODE 2 TO 6 FT THICK IN SLATE NEXT TO GREENSTONE FOOTWALL CARRIES ARSENOPYRITE AND SPARSE GALENA

Reporter information

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