Mountain View Group - Marsh Vein

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001542
MRDS ID A012289
Record type Site
Current site name Mountain View Group - Marsh Vein
Alternate or previous names Mountain View Group, Fish Creek No. 4 Claim

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -130.05036, 55.98727 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • APPROX. LOCATION OF VEIN EXPOSED IN SURFACE EXCAVATIONS; AS SHOWN ON PLATE 8, USGS BULL 1024-B LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary
Copper Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • REPORTED TO CARRY SMALL VALUES IN AU AND AG

Materials information

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

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Rock unit name Hazelton Group;Hazelton Group;Texas Creek Granodiorite
    Rock description Hazelton Group;Hazelton Group;Texas Creek Granodiorite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -130.05036, 55.98727

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.COM: MARSH VEIN FOLLOWS CONTACT BETWEEN TEXAS CREEK GRANODIORITE AND CO NTACT METAMORPHOSED HAZELTON(?) GROUP METASED AND METAVOLC ROCKS; PROBABLE EXTENSION OF GRAY COPPER VEIN

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 development

  • PATENTED BY J. HOVLAND CIRCA 1920

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012289

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HOVLAND, JOHN, 1927, A REPORT ON THE PROPERTY OF THE MOUNTAIN VIEW GOLD MINING CO., HYDER RECORDING DIST., AK: UNPUBLISHED (AK TECH DATA FILES, MENLO PARK)

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 78-73B, NO. 6

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-78-73B-06

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEIN TRACED FOR 170 FT, AVE. WIDTH 30 IN, CONTAINS GALENA, SPHALERITE, PYRITE AND CHALCOPYRITE; N END OF VEIN SIMILAR TO GRAY COPPER VEIN ON ADJOINING CLAIM
Deposit SEE ALSO: MOUNTAIN VIEW GROUP - "GRAY COPPER" VEIN ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-SEP-1986 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 02-SEP-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey PARSED OUT HOST ROCK AND ASSOCIATED ROCK TYPES, AGES, UNIT NAMES, AND UNIT AGES.