Reagan Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001302
MRDS ID A012040
Record type Site
Current site name Reagan Prospect
Related records 10137221

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.28783, 58.27419 (WGS84)
(click for info)

Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: USGS OFR 85-717, NO. J177 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
Silver Primary
Copper Secondary
Lead Secondary
Zinc Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Electrum Ore
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Tetrahedrite Ore

Analytical data

Result SAMPLES FROM NEARBY TAKEN IN 1983: .1% AS, 10 PPM AG, TRACE ZN, USGS OFR 85-717, P. 190

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate
    Rock unit name Perseverance Slate
    Rock description Perseverance Slate
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.28783, 58.27419

Ore body information

  • Strike N 45 W
    Dip 75-80 NE

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

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the workings information

  • SEVERAL HUNDRED FT OF WORKINGS BEFORE 1906; CAVED

Comments on development

  • 4 UNPATENTED LODE CLAIMS; ACTIVE IN EARLY 1900'S

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012040

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 225, P. 36

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 287, P. 55-56

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 284, P. 38

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 800, P. 327

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 190

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-177

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 1-3 FT WIDE QUARTZ VEINS AND STRINGERS; SOME GOUGE ALONG WALLS OF VEINS; SULFIDES INCLUDE GALENA, SPHALERITE, CHALCOPYRITE, PYRITE, AND TETRAHEDRITE; ELECTRUM IN SEAMS AND FRACTURES
Deposit SEE ALSO: ALASKA GOLD BELT, ANDERSON; SE EXTENSION OF VEINS AT SILVER QUEEN MINE ; 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