Lillian and Princella Gold-Lead Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002358
MRDS ID A013276
Record type Site
Current site name Lillian and Princella Gold-Lead Prospect
Alternate or previous names McKallick Chichagof Mines, Inc. Claims: Lillian, Princella

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -136.10313, 57.66138 (WGS84)
Elevation 76
Relative position 0.25 MI. SW OF CHICHAGOF
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • 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
Lead Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • NO DATA ON GOLD CONTENT, BUT SINCE GALENA IS EXCELLENT INDICATOR OF GOLD IN THIS AREA, GOLD IS LIKELY PRESENT.

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
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) -136.10313, 57.66138

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Graywacke Bedding: Strike N 35 Degrees W, Dip 75 Degrees Sw

Ore body information

  • Strike VEIN-N 42 DEGREES E
    Dip VEIN-70 DEGREES NW
    Width 0.3M
    Length 91.44M

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 Surface
    Overall length 91.44M

Comments on the workings information

  • TRENCH AND SEVERAL PITS OVER 300 FT. STRIKE OF VEIN.

Comments on development

  • 2 CLAIMS ON MCKALLICK CHICHAGOF OF MINING CO. PROPERTY. NO PRODUCTION.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013276

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS B 929, P. 81, 100, 132, PLATES 1, 3 (1941)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-450, P. 72 (1978)

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-467, LOC. 33 (1972)

  • Other Database

    BAG-B-929-PL-1

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit VEINLET UP TO 1 FT. THICK IN GRAYWACKE IS EXPOSED BY TRENCH AND PITS FOR 300 FT., AND CONTAINS QUARTZ WITH CONSIDERABLE PYRITE AND GALENA (USUALLY INDICATOR OF GOLD IN THIS AREA).
Deposit ALTHOUGH NO SPECIFIC MENTION IS MADE OF PRESENCE OF GOLD BY USGS B 929, P. 132, THE SAME BULLETIN ON P. 81, 100 STATES THAT PRESENCE OF GALENA IS AN INDICATOR OF HIGH GOLD CONTENT IN THIS AREA. ; 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