Glacier Creek Prospects

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001986
MRDS ID A012830
Record type Site
Current site name Glacier Creek Prospects
Related records 10257401

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.40884, 64.59872 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
Relative position N BANK OF GLACIER CREEK, OPPOSITE MOUTH OF SNOW GULCH.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS BULLETIN 722, FIG. 18, LOC. 14, P. 235. 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
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result PICKED SPECIMEN CONTAINED 1/2 OX/TON IN AU, USGS BULLETIN 328, P. 193.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.40884, 64.59872

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

  • SEVERAL SHORT TUNNELS IN VICINITY.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012830

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BROOKS AND OTHERS, 1901, USGS SPEC. PUB., P. 71.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 328, P. 192-193.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 345, P. 232

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 722, P. 241-242.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-463-42

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit AU IN QUARTZ VEINS UP TO 6 IN WIDE IN PYRITE AND ARSENOPYRITE-BEARING SCHIST; QUARTZ-FELDSPAR VEIN EXPOSED FOR 6 FT IN TUNNEL SHOWED PINCH AND SWELL STRUCTURE, WIDTH: 3 IN TO 1 FT, VERY LITTLE MINERALIZATION BUT ADJACENT SCHIST HIGHLY MINERALIZED WITH PYRITE AND ARSENOPYRITE; ALSO 8 IN LENS AND 1 IN WIDE STRINGER NEARBY.
Deposit DATA ON BEDROCK MINERALIZATION IN GLACIER CR. GENERALLY NOT SITE-SPECIFIC. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit THIS SITE NAME WAS CREATED BY THE REPORTER OR OTHER USGS EMPLOYEE BASED ON PROXIMITY TO SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC FEATURE.

Reporter information

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