Michigan Lode

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001700
MRDS ID A012482
Record type Site
Current site name Michigan Lode
Alternate or previous names Michigan Lead

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -144.19861, 64.36222 (WGS84)
Relative position 2000 FT NE OF BLUE LEAD WORKINGS
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USBM OFR 14-70, FIG. 3 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • BLUE COLOR OF QUARTZ PROBABLY DUE TO FINELY DISSEMINATED STIBNITE

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue
Stibnite Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -144.19861, 64.36222

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Goodpaster/Tibbs Creek

Comments on the workings information

  • CAVED TRENCH

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012482

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 78-529D, P. 28, LOC. 4

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 14-70, FIG. 3

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-78-529D-04

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GOLD-QUARTZ VEIN; SEE: BLUE LEAD
Deposit SEE: BLUE LEAD ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1986 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey