K & D Silver-Zinc-Antimony Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Antimony, Silver, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002437
MRDS ID A013359
Record type Site
Current site name K & D Silver-Zinc-Antimony Prospect
Related records 10258210

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -133.48026, 57.47892 (WGS84)
Elevation 107
Relative position 1.7 MI. NE OF ROCKY PT., ON LIBBY CREEK
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS OF 434, LOC. 1; USGS MF-425, LOC. 16 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Primary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Antimony Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result UP TO 7 PPM AG, GREATER THAN 10,000 PPM SB, 1,000 PPM ZN

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Argillite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -133.48026, 57.47892

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

Comments on the workings information

  • NATURE OF WORKINGS UNCERTAIN. ADIT IS SHOWN ON SUMDUM (B-5) TOPO MAP 0.8 MI. NE OF SAMPLE LOCATION.

Comments on development

  • DEVELOPED AS GOLD PROSPECT BY KLOSS & DAVIS IN 1955-56. SAMPLED BY USGS IN 1970, NO GOLD FOUND.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013359

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 434, P. 3, 7-9 SAMPLE LOC. 1 (1970)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-698, P. 16 (1978)

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-425, LOC. 16 (1972)

  • Other Database

    BAG-OF-434-1

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit IRON-STAINED QUARTZ VEINS WITH SPHALERITE, TETRAHEDRITE (?) IN SILICIFIED PYRITIC ARGELLITE. NATIVE ANTIMONY REPORTED.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1987 Niles, L.P. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey