Marinovich Gold Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002350
MRDS ID A013267
Record type Site
Current site name Marinovich Gold Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -136.09953, 57.68777 (WGS84)
Elevation 76
Relative position 0.2 MI. NE OF KIMSHAN COVE
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS B 929, PLATE 1; USGS MF-467, LOC. 28 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 GIVEN ON METAL CONTENT OF VEINS, BUT GOLD LIKELY TO BE PRESENT.

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
    Rock unit name Sitka Graywacke
    Rock description Sitka Graywacke
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -136.09953, 57.68777

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Chichagof

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 8.23M

Comments on the workings information

  • 27 FT. TUNNEL.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013267

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS B 929, P. 134, PLATE 1, 3 (1941)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-450, P. 76 (1978)

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-467, LOC. 28 (1972)

  • Other Database

    BAG-B-929-PL-1

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 27 FT. TUNNEL DRIVEN ALONG S 52 DEGREES E TRENDING FAULT DIPPING 80 DEGREES SW. NO QUARTZ IN FAULT. NEAR PORTAL OF TUNNEL IS N 75 DEGREES E STRIKING 85 DEGREES SE DIPPING FAULT CONTAINING 4 IN. OF QUARTZ. 1 IN. THICK QUARTZ IN JOINTS.
Deposit NO SPECIFIC MENTION OF GOLD MADE IN USGS B 929, P. 134, BUT PRESENCE OF WORKINGS MAKES EXISTENCE OF SOME GOLD LIKELY. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

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