Ready Bullion Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001320
MRDS ID A012059
Record type Site
Current site name Ready Bullion Mine
Alternate or previous names Alaska United Gold Mining Co.
Related records 10136764

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.35589, 58.25753 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Copper River 0425 068E 6 Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • UNLABELED ADIT SYMBOL NEAR CENTER OF SEC. 6, T. 42 S, R. 68 E, USGS JUNEAU B-2 QUADRANGLE, SCALE 1:63360 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 Secondary
Lead Secondary
Copper Tertiary
Molybdenum Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Molybdenite Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.35589, 58.25753

Comments on the geologic information

  • MINERALS IN HEAVY MINERAL CONCENTRATE FROM TAILINGS OF READY BULLION MINE: MAGNETITE, PYRITE, ILMENITE, BARITE, GOLD, ANKENITE, SPHENE, SCHEELITE, ZIRCON

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1898
Year of last production 1922

Comments on the production information

  • AU AT 20.67 DOLLARS/FINE OZ; DOLLAR VALUES GIVEN MAY INCLUDE SMALL VALUES DUE TO BYPRODUCT AG AND PB

Comments on development

  • SEE: TREADWELL MINE; READY BULLION OPERATED AS ONE OF 4 MINES IN THE TREADWELL COMPLEX

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012059

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS 18TH ANNUAL REPORT, PART 3, P. 10,12, 62-70

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 287, P. 90-116

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 314, P. 50-53

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 662, P. 77-79

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 800, P. 319, 329, 331, 347, 364-365, 377

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 60, P. 4, 15, 21-22, 45, 93

  • Deposit

    ADGGS REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1966, P. 54, 60

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 154-155

  • Deposit

    STONE, DAVID AND STONE, BRENDA, 1983, HARD ROCK GOLD, THE STORY OF THE GREAT MINES THAT WERE THE HEARTBEAT OF JUNEAU: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, VANGUARD PRESS, INC., P. 10-36

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 213

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-197C

  • Production

    STONE AND STONE, 1983, P. 36; USGS OFR 85-717, P. 213

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SAME LODE SYSTEM AS TREADWELL MINE; CONSIDERED TO BE SAME DEPOSIT
Deposit TREADWELL COMPLEX MINES, TREADWELL, READY BULLION, MEXICAN AND 700 FOOT, HAVE BEEN LISTED SEPARATELY TO ACCOMODATE PRODUCTION DATA; FOR DETAILED GEOLOGIC AND OTHER DATA, SEE: TREADWELL 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