700 Foot Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001322
MRDS ID A012062
Record type Site
Current site name 700 Foot Mine
Alternate or previous names Alaska United Gold Mining Co.
Related records 10112748

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.37561, 58.26503 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION APPROXIMATED FROM CLAIM MAP, USGS BULL 287, PLATE 21 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) -134.37561, 58.26503

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1899
Year of last production 1916

Comments on the production information

  • AU AT 20.67/FINE OZ; DOLLAR VALUES GIVEN MAY INCLUDE SMALL VALUES DUE TO BYPRODUCT AG AND PB; 700 FT MINE CLOSED BETWEEN 1902 AND 1907 DUE TO LEAN ORE

Comments on the workings information

  • CAVED AND FLOODED IN 1917

Comments on development

  • SEE: TREADWELL MINE; 700 FT MINE IS ONE OF TREADWELL COMPLEX MINES

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012062

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. 211

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-197A

  • Production

    STONE AND STONE, 1983, P. 36; USGS OFR 85-717, P. 211

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SAME LODE SYSTEM AS TREADWELL, MEXICAN AND READY BULLION MINES.
Deposit TREADWELL, READY BULLION, MEXICAN AND 700 FT MINES WERE ALL ON THE SAME LODE SYSTEM, AND WERE OPERATED AS ONE MINE; TREADWELL COMPLEX MINES HAVE BEEN LISTED SEPARATELY TO ACCOMODATE PRODUCTION DATA; ALL OTHER DETAILED INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 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