Mt. Young No. 1 Occurrence

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001356
MRDS ID A012097
Record type Site
Current site name Mt. Young No. 1 Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.6268, 58.90696 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • SEE: USGS OFR 78-494, PLATE III, LOC. 80; LOCATION FOR THIS SITE IS MISLABELLED J018 ON MINERAL RESOURCES MAP USGS OFR 85-717 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary
Gold Secondary
Silver Secondary
Copper Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore

Analytical data

Result GRAB SAMPLES OF SULFIDE BEARING METAVOLCANICS AND ALTERED SLATE AND HORNFELS: UP TO 1500 PPM ZN, SLIGHTLY ANOMALOUS AG, CR, CU, MO, PB AND V
Result 15-FT CHIP SAMPLE ACROSS PYRITIC ZONE IN CARBONACEOUS SLATE: 0.1 PPM AU, 20 PPM AG PLUS BASEMETAL VALVES
Result USGS OFR 78-494, P. C-348, LOC. 80

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.6268, 58.90696

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOLOGICALLY COMPLEX AREA OF METAMORPHOSED SEDIMENTARY AND VOLCANICROCKS CUT BY MATIC DIKES, SMALL GRANITIC PLUTONS, MINERALIZED SHEAR ZONES AND QUARTZ VEINS

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1966

Mining district

District name Juneau/Glacier Bay N.M.

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Comments on development

  • STUDIED BY USGS IN 1966 AND 1976 AS PART OF GLACIER BAY NATIONAL MONUMENT WILDERNESS STUDY AREA

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012097

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS I-303, SAMPLE 18

  • Deposit

    USGS PP 632, P. 41, LOC. 1

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 78-494, P. C-348, LOC. 80

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, NO. J019 (J018 ON MAP)

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-019

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit IRREGULAR, DISCONTINUOUS PYRITIC FE-STAINED ZONES UP TO 10 FT WIDE BY 100 FT LONG CONTAIN ANOMALOUS AU, AG AND BASEMETAL VALVES; SULFIDES OCCUR AS REPLACEMENTS OF METAVOLCANIC ROCKS IN ALTERED SLATE AND HORNFELS
Deposit SEE ALSO: MT. YOUNG NO. 2 AND NO. 3 ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-DEC-85 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey