Unnamed Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Lead, Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002050
MRDS ID A012899
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.42106, 64.61428 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-247, LOC. 26; HYDRAULIC PIT IMMEDIATELY E OF THE MOUTH OF SOPHIE GULCH, ON S SIDE OF ROCK 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
Lead Primary
Antimony Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Stibnite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.42106, 64.61428

Comments on the geologic information

  • VEINS SUBPARALLEL TO ATTITUDE OF SCHIST.

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

  • HYDRAULIC CUT.

Comments on development

  • REPORTED IN 1920.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012899

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 722, P. 246.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-247, LOC. 26.

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-796-B, P. 28, LOC. 375A.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-463-98

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 23 QUARTZ VEINS, 1-8 IN WIDE, EXPOSED OVER 28 FT.; ARSENOPYRITE, GALENA AND STIBNITE OCCUR IN QUARTZ-FELDSPAR GANGUE AND ADJACENT SCHIST.
Deposit PLACER AU (SOME WITH ATTACHED QUARTZ) AND SCHEELITE MINED FROM CUT (INCLUDED WITH ROCK CR. PLACERS). ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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