Nevada Claim

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001536
MRDS ID A012283
Record type Site
Current site name Nevada Claim
Alternate or previous names Fish Creek Group

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -130.04814, 55.99505 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
Relative position IMMEDIATELY S OF OLYMPIA CLAIM
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • APPROX. LOCATION OF ADIT NO. 7 AS SHOWN ON CLAIM MAP, PLATE 12, US GS BULL 807 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Lead Primary
Gold Primary
Copper Secondary
Zinc Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Tetrahedrite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Rock unit name Texas Creek Granodiorite
    Rock description Texas Creek Granodiorite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Early Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Early Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone
    Rock unit name Hazelton Group; Greenstone, Graywacke And Slate
    Rock description Hazelton Group; Greenstone, Graywacke And Slate

Nearby scientific data

(1) -130.04814, 55.99505

Comments on the geologic information

  • COUNTRY ROCK IS GREENSTONE AND BROWN, FRACTURED METASEDIMENTARY RO CK OF POSSIBLE HAZELTON GROUP, CUT BY DIKE OF TEXAS CREEK GRANODIORITE AT PORTAL OF ADIT

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Hyder

Comments on the workings information

  • SEVERAL OPEN PITS AND A 44-FT ADIT WITH 25 FT DRIFT (ADIT NO. 7)

Comments on development

  • PATENTED CIRCA 1920

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012283

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 78-73B, LOC. 3

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 807, P. 71

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 722, P. 136

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-78-73B-03

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEIN UP TO 15 IN WIDE CARRIES GALENA, CHALCOPYRITE, SPHALE RITE AND TETRAHEDRITE; NUMEROUS STRINGERS IN GREENSTONE FOOTWALL
Deposit SEE ALSO: STARBOARD CLAIMS, NEVADA CLAIM; FISH CREEK GROUP ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-SEP-86 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey