Unnamed Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001976
MRDS ID A012820
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.51217, 64.65039 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • 2 TUNNELS DRIVE ON 2 TUNNELS DRIVED ON E BANK OF TWIN MT. CR., NEAR MOUTH. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Gold Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Scheelite Ore
Calcite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.51217, 64.65039

Ore body information

  • General form PINCH AND SWELL
    Strike N 5 DEGREES E
    Dip E

Comments on the geologic information

  • VEINS ARE CONFORMABLE TO ATTITUDE OF BEDROCK.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on the workings information

  • 2 TUNNELS; 1 CAVED BY 1920.

Comments on development

  • DEVELOPED PRIOR TO 1920.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012820

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 722, P. 248-249, 251.

  • Deposit

    TDM PAM 5-R, P. 42-43.

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-796-B, P. 30, LOC. 391A.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-463-36

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ-CALCITE VEINS CONTAINING PYRITE AND ARSENOPYRITE; PINCH AND SWELL FROM 1 IN TO 1 FT IN THICKNESS; SCHEELITE REPORTED; POSSIBLY AURIFEROUS.
Deposit REPORT OF AU-BEARING LEDGE FOUND ON TWIN MT. CR. IN 1907 MAY OR MAY NOT REFER TO THIS SITE, USGS BULLETIN 722, P. 248-249. ; 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