Unnamed Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001981
MRDS ID A012825
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.46717, 64.63595 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • MOUTH OF BOULDER CR. 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Analytical data

Result $3-4/TON IN AU, (AU AT $20.67/FINE OZ.), USGS BULLETIN 328, P. 196.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.46717, 64.63595

Comments on the geologic information

  • CHLORITE SCHIST IN OPEN-CUT, HIGHLY CONTORTED.

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

  • 20-FT OPEN CUT ALONG N BANK.

Comments on development

  • DEVELOPED IN EARLY 1900'S

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012825

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 328, P. 196.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 533, P. 131.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 722, P. 251.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-463-37

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit EARLIER REPORTS MENTION SEVERAL AURIFEROUS QUARTZ VEINS UP TO 5 IN WIDE, IN LIMESTONE NEAR THE MOUTH OF BOULDER CR.; OPEN-CUT EXAMINED IN 1920 WAS ALONG N BANK OF BOULDER CR., NEAR THE MOUTH, AND EXPOSED A QUARTZ-CALCITE STRINGER ZONE UP TO 1 FT WIDE IN SCHIST WITH NO SIGNIFICANT AU MINERALIZATION.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1987 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey