Rex Mine

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001295
MRDS ID A012031
Record type Site
Current site name Rex Mine
Alternate or previous names Julia Group

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.80593, 58.58281 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION FROM UNPUBLISHED MINES AND PROSPECTS MAP LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Calcite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.80593, 58.58281

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Juneau/Eagle River

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on the workings information

  • NO DATA ON WORKINGS

Comments on development

  • MINED IN 1903; APPARENTLY MINED OUT QUICKLY

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012031

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 287, P. 131-132

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 159

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 84-572, P. 167, NO. 57

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 136

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-123

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SMALL, IRREGULAR CALCITE-QUARTZ VEIN CARRYING AURIFEROUS ARSENOPYRITE; COARSE, FREE MILLING GOLD NOTED IN WEATHERED OUTCROP
Deposit SEE ALSO: DIVIDEND; REX MINE WAS THE ONLY PRODUCTIVE PROPERTY IN YANKEE BASIN; NEARBY NOONDAY, PUZZLER AND JULIA PROSPECTS WERE ON APPARENTLY BARREN QUARTZ STRINGER LODES BETWEEN 6 AND 14 FT WIDE IN SLATE AND SCHIST ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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