President Gold-Copper-Lead-Zinc Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper, Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002394
MRDS ID A013312
Record type Site
Current site name President Gold-Copper-Lead-Zinc Prospect
Related records 10136708

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.69866, 57.79362 (WGS84)
Elevation 61
Location accuracy 250(meters)
Relative position 0.7 MI. NE OF FISHERY PT.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-467, LOC. 66 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
Copper Primary
Lead Secondary
Zinc Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Pyrrhotite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.69866, 57.79362

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Just East Of Chatham Strait 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

  • OPEN CUTS, SHAFT

Comments on development

  • FOUR CLAIMS STAKED IN 1900, OPEN CUTS, SHAFT STARTED IN 1903. NO RECORD OF ANY PRODUCTION.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013312

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-467, LOC. 66 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-450, P. 87 (1978)

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-467-66

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 3 LEDGES OF QUARTZ AND MINERALIZED AVERAGING 30 FT. WIDE, SEPARATED BY NARROW BELTS OF SCHIST CONTAINING PYRRHOTITE, PYRITE, CHALCOPYRITE, SMALL AMOUNTS OF GALENA AND SPHALERITE, SMALL AMOUNTS OF FREE GOLD.

Reporter information

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