McKallick Lode Gold Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002351
MRDS ID A013268
Record type Site
Current site name McKallick Lode Gold Prospect
Related records 10209819

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -136.08009, 57.68638 (WGS84)
Elevation 216
Relative position 0.9 MI E 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. 29; USGS MF-1476-B, LOC. 13 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 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 Shaly Graywacke
    Rock description Shaly Graywacke
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -136.08009, 57.68638

Ore body information

  • Strike N 15 DEGREES W
    Dip 55 DEGREES SW

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discoverer Mike Mckallick

Mining district

District name Chichagof

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 27.43M

Comments on the workings information

  • 2 TUNNELS, ONE 35 FT., OTHER 55 FT. LONG.

Comments on development

  • 8 CLAIMS OWNED BY MIKE MCKALLICK.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013268

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS B 929, P. 135, PLS. 1, 3 (1941)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-450, P. 77 (1978)

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-467, LOC. 29 (1972)

  • Other Database

    BAG-B-929-PL-1

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit TUNNEL DRIVEN ALONG 2 FAULTS IN SHALY GRAYWACKE. 5 FT. OF QUARTZ ON AND BETWEEN 2 FAULTS NEAR TUNNEL PORTAL, QUARTZ CONTINUES 10 FT. INTO TUNNEL. NO SPECIFIC MENTION OF GOLD.
Deposit NO SPECIFIC MENTION OF GOLD IN VEINS, BUT JUDGING FROM AMOUNT OF WORKINGS, PRESENCE OF SOME GOLD IS 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