Nugent Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001990
MRDS ID A012834
Record type Site
Current site name Nugent Prospect
Related records 10232994

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.42828, 64.60761 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position Within 1/2 Mi. Radius
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USBM CLAIM LOCATION MAP, KX-52-194. 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
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.42828, 64.60761

Ore body information

  • Strike N 45 DEGREES E
    Dip STEEP SE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 45.72M

Comments on the workings information

  • 150 FT TUNNEL DRIVEN BEFORE 1916.

Comments on development

  • DEVELOPED WELL BEFORE 1916; AK-KX-52-194.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012834

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 662, P. 433.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 1246, P. 124.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-463-43

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NUMEROUS AURIFEROUS QUARTZ STRINGERS IN IRON-STAINED SCHIST.

Reporter information

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