Yakima Prospect

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Zinc, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001311
MRDS ID A012050
Record type Site
Current site name Yakima Prospect
Related records 10112784

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.37839, 58.25336 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION APPROXIMATED FROM USGS OFR 85-717, NO.J199 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
Zinc Secondary
Lead Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • AU DETECTED IN ANALYSIS

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Calcite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result CHIP SAMPLES OVER 2 TO 5 FT WIDTH CONTAINED LESS THAN 1% ZN AND TRACE TO .55 PPM AU, USGS OFR 85-717, P. 215

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.37839, 58.25336

Comments on the geologic information

  • ALTERNATING SERIES OF SLATE AND GREENSTONE BEDS CONTAIN ALTERED ANDMINERALIZED ZONE 300 FT BY 1 MI; COUNTRY ROCK IS ALTERED TO QUARTZ-SERICITE-PYRITE SCHIST

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on the workings information

  • PROSPECTED BY A SHAFT AND SEVERAL HUNDRED FT OF UNDERGROUND WORKINGS PRIOR TO 1904; NOW CAVED

Comments on development

  • ACTIVE CLAIMS IN EARLY 1900'S AND AS RECENTLY AS 1983; DEVELOPMENTWORK WAS DONE BEFORE 1904

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012050

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 225, P. 41

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 287, P. 92

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 284, P. 40

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 314, P. 54

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 215

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-199

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ-CALCITE VEINLETS AND QUARTZ-SERICITE SCHIST CONTAIN 1-2% DISSEMINATED PYRITE AND TRACES OF SPHALERITE AND GALENA; PART OF ALTERED AND PYRITIZED ZONE 300 FT WIDE AND A MILE LONG
Deposit SEE ALSO: JERSEY CITY, ALASKA TREASURE ; 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