White Glacier Area 3 Occurrence

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001374
MRDS ID A012115
Record type Site
Current site name White Glacier Area 3 Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.92681, 58.82556 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • SEE: USGS OFR 78-494, P. C-329, FIG. C-69 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
Lead Secondary
Copper Secondary
Molybdenum Secondary
Gold Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • PYRITE IS ONLY SULFIDE REPORTED

Analytical data

Result 9 SPACED CHIP SAMPLES, 7-60 FT, ACROSS ALTERED ZONES: UP TO 140 PPM ZN, 80 PPM PB, 30 PPM CU, 50 PPM MO, 0.05 PPM AU, USGS OFR 78-494, PC-330, TABLE C-61

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Intermediate Volcanic Rock > Andesite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Permian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Intermediate Volcanic Rock > Andesite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.92681, 58.82556

Ore body information

  • Length 304.8M

Comments on the geologic information

  • COUNTRY ROCK: PERMIAN ANDESITE BOUNDED BY LIMESTONE-ARGILLITE UNIT AND A CHERTY LIMESTONE-SILLSTONE UNIT THAT IS INTRUDED BY SMALL TERTIARY GRANITIC PLUG

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/Glacier Bay N.M.

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012115

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 78-494, P. C-328 TO C-333

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, NO. J006

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-006

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SMALL PODS AND DISSEMINATIONS OF PYRITE WITH ANOMALOUS PB, ZN AND AU IN ANDESITIC FE-STAINED ZONES 100'S OF FT WIDE AND UP TO 1000 FT LONG
Deposit SEE ALSO: WHITE GLACIER, AREA 2 OCCURRENCE ; 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