Oleson Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001326
MRDS ID A012066
Record type Site
Current site name Oleson Prospect
Related records 10137231

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.77564, 58.55697 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS BULL 502, PLATE 2, LOC. 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

  • ARSENOPYRITE IS THE ONLY MINERAL REPORTED, OTHER THAN QUARTZ

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.77564, 58.55697

Ore body information

  • Strike N 30 W
    Dip 60 N

Comments on the geologic information

  • VEINS ARE IN SLATE, NEAR CONTACT WITH VOLCANIC BRECCIA UNITS

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/Eagle River

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 A012066

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 502, P. 51-52

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 142

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-129

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PROSPECT ON NARROW QUARTZ VEINS CONTAINING ROCK FRAGMENTS WITH ARSENOPYRITE CRYSTALS; NO DATA ON AU CONTENT, IF ANY; NEARBY QUARTZ-SERICITE-PYRITE ZONE 1500 FT X 100 FT
Deposit PRESENCE OF AU UNCERTAIN ; 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