Gambier Bay Gold-Copper Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002398
MRDS ID A013316
Record type Site
Current site name Gambier Bay Gold-Copper Prospect
Related records 10234275

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.05806, 57.5253 (WGS84)
Elevation 366
Location accuracy 250(meters)
Relative position 1.25 MI. S OF HILL 2396
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-467, LOC. 70 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist > Calc-Silicate Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.05806, 57.5253

Ore body information

  • General form LEDGES

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Admiralty

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the workings information

  • NATURE OF WORKINGS UNKNOWN

Comments on development

  • CLAIM STAKED ABOUT OR BEFORE 1900. LITTLE DEVELOPMENT DONE. NO KNOWN PRODUCTION.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013316

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-467, LOC. 70, (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-450, P. 44 (1978)

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-467-70

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit CHALCOPYRITE AND OTHER SULFIDES, WITH SMALL VALUES OF GOLD, IN IRREGULAR QUARTZ VEINS AND STRINGERS IN CALCAREOUS SCHIST AND LIMESTONE. "COPPER AND GOLD BEARING LEDGES"-OF 78-450, P. 44.
Deposit VERY LITTLE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON DEPOSIT. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Deposit THIS SITE NAME WAS CREATED BY THE REPORTER OR OTHER USGS EMPLOYEE BASED ON PROXIMITY TO SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC FEATURE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1987 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 14-SEP-1994 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PARSED OUT HOST ROCK AND ASSOCIATED ROCK TYPES, AGES, UNIT NAMES, AND UNIT AGES.