Sweetheart Creek Gold-Lead Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002403
MRDS ID A013321
Record type Site
Current site name Sweetheart Creek Gold-Lead Prospect
Alternate or previous names Cook Group Claims
Related records 10210025

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -133.63252, 57.94447 (WGS84)
Elevation 183
Relative position 2.0 MI. E OF MOUTH OF SWEETHEART CREEK
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USBM OFR 85-86, FIG. 4, LOC. 158 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Amphibolite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Ultramafic Intrusive Rock > Hornblendite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -133.63252, 57.94447

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1902
Discoverer Frank Cook

Mining district

District name Juneau

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the workings information

  • DETAILS OF WORKINGS UNKNOWN.

Comments on development

  • 3 CLAIMS STAKED BY FRANK COOK IN 1902. "ASSESSMENT WORK" CONDUCTED, BUT DETAILS OF DEVELOPMENT ARE UNKNOWN. NO KNOWN PRODUCTION.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013321

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USBM 85-86, P. 47, FIG. 4, LOC. 158 (1986)

  • Deposit

    USGS 78-698, P. 32 (1978)

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-425, LOC. 3 (1972)

  • Other Database

    USBM-OFR-85-86-FIG-4-158

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GOLD AND GALENA-BEARING QUARTZ IN SCHIST.
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.