Barron Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001357
MRDS ID A012098
Record type Site
Current site name Barron Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.83758, 58.29668 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATED FROM USGS OFR 85-717 MINERAL RESOURCE 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
Iron Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Magnetite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.83758, 58.29668

Comments on the geologic information

  • MARBLE UNIT MAY BE TRACED 2000 FT TO THE NW AND A SHORT DISTANCE TOTHE SE

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

Comments on the workings information

  • PART OF LARGE NW-TRENDING CLAIM BLOCK; 421 LODE CLAIMS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012098

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P.60

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-047

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 10 FT THICK MAGNETITE AND PYRRHOTITE-BEARING SKARN

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1986 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey