Indiana Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001323
MRDS ID A012063
Record type Site
Current site name Indiana Prospect
Alternate or previous names Alaska Gold Mining Co.
Related records 10258693

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.04984, 58.84392 (WGS84)
Relative position 3/4 MI NW OF JUALIN MINE
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION OBTAINED FROM UNPUBLISHED MINES AND PROSPECTS MAP LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).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
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Rock unit name Jualin Diorite
    Rock description Jualin Diorite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.04984, 58.84392

Comments on the geologic information

  • DIORITE SHEARED TO GREENSCHIST.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1896

Mining district

District name Juneau/Berners Bay

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 883.92M

Comments on the workings information

  • DEVELOPED BY 2900 FT OF WORKINGS IN 3 TUNNELS; 10-STAMP MILL

Comments on development

  • DEVELOPED 1896-1911; EXPLORED AS A POSSIBLE EXTENSION OF COMET ANDJUALIN MINES

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012063

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 284, P. 34

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 446, P. 44

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, NO. J103

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-103

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit APPARENTLY NO WORKABLE ORE, MILL ON PROPERTY WAS NEVER USED; SEE ALSO: JUALIN MINE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit 10 FT WIDE VERTICAL SHEAR ZONE WITH QUARTZ STRINGERS CARRYING PYRITE AND MINOR CHALCOPYRITE; SOME AU-BEARING STRINGERS REPORTED, BUT NO PRODUCTION

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-DEC-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 14-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey