Lucky Six Claims

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Uranium, REE

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001355
MRDS ID A012096
Record type Site
Current site name Lucky Six Claims

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.25484, 58.75946 (WGS84)
Relative position NW SHORE OF WILLIAM HENRY BAY
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ADGGS GR44, FIG. 4; CENTER OF CLAIM GROUP LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Lead Primary
Uranium Primary
REE Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Euxenite Ore
Galena Ore
Thorianite Ore

Analytical data

Result 0.2% EU REPORTED IN ONE SAMPLE, USGS BULL 1155, P. 44

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Permian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.25484, 58.75946

Comments on the geologic information

  • TERTIARY QUARTZ MONZONITE INTRUSIVE INTO PALEOZOIC VOLCANIC AND METASEDIMENTARY ROCKS; AREAL EXTENT OF INTRUSIVE: 3/4 SQ MI

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/William Henry Bay

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the workings information

  • EXPLORED BY SHALLOW PITS AND ONE DIAMOND DRILL HOLE

Comments on development

  • RADIOACTIVE ANOMALY DETECTED FROM THE AIR IN THE 1950'S; 30 LODE AND 20 PLACER CLAIMS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012096

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 714, P. 112

  • Deposit

    USGS I-303, SAMPLE 15

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1155, P. 44

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 162

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR 44, P. 12, 14-17

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, NO. J027

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-027

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit VEINLETS CARRYING PYRITE, CHALCOPYRITE, GALENA, SPHALERITE, ILMENITE, THORIANITE AND EUXENITE; NEARBY DISSEMINATED PYRITE, CHALCOPYRITE AND ARSENOPYRITE IN "CHERTY ROCK"
Deposit SEE ALSO: ALASKA ENDICOTT MINE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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