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Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001515
MRDS ID A012262
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -144.72791, 65.43863 (WGS84)
Relative position The location is the site of sample no. 3MZ0007b, plate 1, of U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-479 (Foster and others, 1984). It is approximately 1 mile SW of VABM 3125, just SW of Circle Hot Springs.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Arsenopyrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -144.72791, 65.43863

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Sample of quartzite with arsenopyrite contains 3.2 ppm Au and 0.5 ppm Ag (Foster and others, 1984).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Circle

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Surface samples taken.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012262
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF CI065

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Foster, H.L., O'Leary, R.M, McDougal, C.M, and Menzie, W.D., 1984, Analyses of rock samples from the Circle quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-479, 126 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Foster and others, 1984.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Auriferous arsenopyrite-bearing quartzite.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 14-SEP-98 C.J. Freeman Avalon Development Corporation
Reporter 14-SEP-98 J.R. Guidetti Schaefer Avalon Development Corporation
Reporter 14-SEP-98 Clements, A.S. Avalon Development Corporation