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Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001530
MRDS ID A012277
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -145.91601, 65.43972 (WGS84)
Relative position The location is the site of sample no. 3090e, plate 1, of U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-479 (Foster and others, 1984). It is located on Table Mountain, along the Pinnel Mountain trail, NE1/4 NW1/4 sec. 16, T. 7 N., R. 9 E.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -145.91601, 65.43972

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Quartzite carrying sulfides contains 0.05 ppm Au (Foster and others, 1984). Felsic dikes cut country rock consisting mostly of quartzite and quartzitic schist (Menzie and others, 1983, p. 57).

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 A012277
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF CI066

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Menzie, W.D., Foster, H.L., Tripp, R.B., and Yeend, W.E., 1983, Mineral resource assessment of the Circle quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-170-B, 61 p., 1 sheet, 1:250,000.

  • 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.

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