Jenny Reed Gold Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002422
MRDS ID A013343
Record type Site
Current site name Jenny Reed Gold Prospect
Alternate or previous names Claims: Venus Mine, Venus Mine No. 2, Polar Star, Polar Star Extension

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -133.31887, 57.59864 (WGS84)
Elevation 168
Relative position 0.7 MI. E OF HEAD OF WINDHAM BAY
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS B 1525, FIGS. 31, 32 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 Secondary
Zinc Tertiary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

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

Analytical data

Result BEST ASSAYS ARE 1.0 PPM AU, 1 PPM AG-B1525, TABLE 16, SAMPLES 4S112, 4S130

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -133.31887, 57.59864

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Foliation Of Schist Strikes N 18 Degrees W, Dips 80 Degrees Sw

Ore body information

  • Strike N 18 DEGREES W
    Dip 80 DEGREES SW

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1900

Mining district

District name Petersburg

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Length 60.96M

Comments on the workings information

  • TWO ADITS, 180 FT. LONG AND 20 FT. LONG.

Comments on development

  • 4 PATENTED LODE CLAIMS STAKED ABOUT 1900, 2 ADITS DRIVEN IN 1903, ABANDONED IN 1904. NO PRODUCTION RECORDED.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013343

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS B 1525, P. 127, TABLES 14, 17, FIGS. 31, 32, PLATES 1, 3 (1984)

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 91-86, P. 24, 29 (1986)

  • Other Database

    BAG-B-1525-FIGS-31, 32

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ZONE OF QUARTZ STRINGERS PARALLEL TO FOLIATION OF MUSCOVITE SCHIST AND PHYLLITE CONTAINS FINELY DISSEMINATED PYRITE, SPHALERITE, CHALCOPYRITE, AND GOLD.
Deposit THERE IS PROBABLY A SHORT ADIT THAT WAS NOT FOUND IN INVESTIGATION IN 1974 ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1987 Niles, L.P. (Huber, D.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.