Mansfield Gold Mining Co. Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper, Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001337
MRDS ID A012077
Record type Site
Current site name Mansfield Gold Mining Co. Prospect
Alternate or previous names Seattle Group

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.85758, 58.26224 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION APPROXIMATED FROM USGS OFR 85-717-LOC. 53 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
Lead Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • PRESENCE OF AU IS UNCERTAIN.

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result NO DATA ON POSSIBLE PRECIOUS METAL CONTENT

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.85758, 58.26224

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Admiralty

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 6.1M

Comments on the workings information

  • 20 FT TUNNEL ON MAIN VEIN DRIVEN BEFORE ABOUT 1916; SOME SURFACE STRIPPING; CLAIMS STAKED IN 1908 INCLUDED IN 1975-82 CLAIM BLOCK OF 81 UNPATENTED LODE CLAIMS

Comments on development

  • ACTIVE IN EARLY 1900'S

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012077

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 314, P. 59

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 140

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 66

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-053

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEE ALSO: ADMIRALTY-ALASKA, PORTAGE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit SEVERAL QUARTZ VEINS 3 TO 6 FT WIDE, ABOUT 100 FT APART, PARALLEL TO REGIONAL TREND; VEINS CARRY CHALCOPYRITE, PYRRHOTITE AND MINOR GALENA AND SPHALERITE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-DEC-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey