Christophosen Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver, Lead, Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001958
MRDS ID A012797
Record type Site
Current site name Christophosen Prospect
Alternate or previous names Last Chance Cr.

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.51857, 64.72678 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
Relative position Within 1 Mi. Radius
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • PLOTTED FROM DESCRIPTION IN USGS BULLETIN ; ON N SIDE OF LAST CHANCE CR., 1/2 MI. ABOVE MOUTH OF WATER FALL CR.; SEE GENERAL COMMENTS. 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
Silver Primary
Lead Secondary
Antimony Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.51857, 64.72678

Ore body information

  • Thickness 1.52M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1900

Comments on the workings information

  • 70 FT ADIT

Comments on development

  • 2 LODE CLAIMS STAKED CIRCA 1900; LAST YEAR ACTIVE: 1916.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012797

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 345, P. 245.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 533, P. 134.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 662, P. 446.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 722, P. 183.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 1246, P. 124-125.

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR 36, P. 37.

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 506, P. 6.

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-796-B, P. 31, LOC. 400.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-463-19

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 4-5 FT WIDE LODE CONSISTS OF GALENA AND SUBORDINATE AMOUNT OF PYRITE IN QUARTZ GANGUE; SULFIDES CARRY AU AND AG; UNCONFIRMED REPORT OF STIBNITE.
Deposit DESCRIPTION OF LOCATION IN BULLETIN 662 DOES NOT AGREE WITH USBM CLAIM MAP (LOC. KX-52-108). ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-87 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey