Lurvey Amphitheater Placer

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001314
MRDS ID A012053
Record type Site
Current site name Lurvey Amphitheater Placer

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.32894, 58.29197 (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. J169 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

Comments on the commodity information

  • SEE DEPOSIT DESCRIPTION

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.32894, 58.29197

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

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012053

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 287, P. 79-80

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 182

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-169

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit CIRQUE BASIN ON LURVEY CREEK CONTAINS ABOUT 30,000 CY GRAVEL; 10 FT THICK; AU IS UNDOUBTEDLY PRESENT, BUT LACK OF DRAINAGE HAS PREVENTED TESTING THE GRADE; HIGH SILVER VALVES PROBABLE
Deposit SEE ALSO: LURVEY PLACER ; 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