Liberty Gold-Copper Prospect

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002387
MRDS ID A013305
Record type Site
Current site name Liberty Gold-Copper Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.17557, 57.00277 (WGS84)
Elevation 244
Location accuracy 500(meters)
Relative position ON W SIDE OF SIDE OF SILVER BAY, 0.42 MI. SE OF HILL 1560.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-467, LOC. 59 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
Silver Primary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Gold Ore
Silver Ore
Calcite Gangue
Chlorite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result ORE AVERAGED $2.50/TON (PROBABLY BOTH AU AND AG
Result AU AT $20.67/OZ IN 1898), MILL TESTS UP TO $5/TON

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.17557, 57.00277

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Chichagof

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on the workings information

  • NATURE OF WORKINGS NOT KNOWN

Comments on development

  • MINING BEFORE 1898, SOME MILL TESTS MADE. PROBABLY NO WORK AFTER 1900. 1 CLAIM STAKED IN 1900.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013305

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-467, LOC. 59 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-450, P. 71 (1978)

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 20-73, LOC. 92 (1978)

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-467-59

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEINS IN SHATTERED ZONE UP TO 7 FT. THICK IN SLATE. ORE CONSISTS OF QUARTZ, CALCITE, CHLORITE, PYRITE, CHALCOPYRITE, ARSENOPYRITE, GOLD, AND PROBABLY SILVER.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-87 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey