Keith Gold Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002428
MRDS ID A013349
Record type Site
Current site name Keith Gold Prospect
Related records 10113024

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -133.29915, 57.59086 (WGS84)
Elevation 651
Relative position 1.45 MI. SE 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. 26, 31, 40 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

Comments on the commodity information

  • ANALYTICAL DATA FROM REF. 1, TABLE 17, SAMPLES 4K 146, 4K 151

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result 0.3 FT. QUARTZ VEIN SAMPLE: 20 PPM AU, 0.3 PPM AG
Result 10.0 FT. CHANNEL SAMPLE: 2.4 PPM AU, 4.1 PPM AG

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -133.29915, 57.59086

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Foliation Of Schist Strikes N 20 Degrees W, Dips 70 Degrees Sw

Ore body information

  • Strike VEINS: N 30 DEGREES W
    Dip VEINS: 65 DEGREES SE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Petersburg

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Length 38.1M

Comments on the workings information

  • 125 FT. LONG ADIT

Comments on development

  • ACTIVE 1915-1938. ACQUIRED AS PART OF MARTY GROUP BY JACOB MARTY MINES IN 1925, BY ALASKA WINDHAM GOLD MINING CO IN 1930. NO MENTION OF PRODUCTION, THOUGH THERE MAY HAVE BEEN SOME.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013349

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS B 1525, P. 127, FIGS. 26, 31, 40, TABLES 14, 17, PLATES 1, 3 (1984)

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 91-86, P. 54, 56 (1986)

  • Other Database

    BAG-B-1525-FIGS-26, 31, 40

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEINS IN SCHIST WITH QUARTZ SEAMS AND STRINGERS PARALLEL TOFOLIATION.

Reporter information

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