Radio Gold Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002346
MRDS ID A013263
Record type Site
Current site name Radio Gold Prospect
Alternate or previous names Bauer Prospect, Claims: Radio Nos. 1, 2, 5, 6
Related records 10283083

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -136.14286, 57.68999 (WGS84)
Elevation 3
Relative position ON E SIDE OF HERBERT GRAVES ISLAND, 1.63 NW OF DOOLTH MOUNTAIN.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-467, LOC. 25; USGS B 929, PLATE 1. 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

Comments on the commodity information

  • NO DATA ON PRECIOUS METAL CONTENT OF DEPOSIT, BUT JUDGING FROM AMOUNT OF DEVELOPMENT, THERE MUST BE SOME.

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -136.14286, 57.68999

Ore body information

  • Strike N 48 DEGREES W
    Dip 40 DEGREES-75 DEGREES SW
    Width 1.83M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fault Zone

Comments on the geologic information

  • FAULT IN UPPER TUNNEL APPEARS TO BE ON TRACE OF CHICHAGOF FAULT

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. LOWER TUNNEL 467 FT. LONG TRENDING N 48 DEGREES W. UPPER TUNNEL 25 FT. LONG.

Comments on development

  • 4 CLAIMS HELD BY JOE BAUER. 2 TUNNELS DRIVEN.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013263

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-467, LOC. 25 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS B 929, P. 135-136 (1941)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-450, P. 89 (1978)

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-467-25

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NO SPECIFIC MENTION OF GOLD MADE IN USGS B 929, P. 135-136, BUT BECAUSE OF AMOUNT OF DEVELOPMENT MADE IT IS ASSUMED THAT SOME GOLD MUST HAVE BEEN PRESENT. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Deposit FAULT ZONE IN GRAYWACKE CONTAINS QUARTZ UP TO 1 FT. THICK AND DIKES UP TO 6 FT. THICK. CROSS JOINTS CUTTING DIKE AND GRAYWACKE CONTAIN QUARTZ VEINLETS UP TO 4 IN. THICK WITH PYRITE AND ARSENOPYRITE.

Reporter information

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