Colp & Lee Gold-Copper-Lead-Zinc Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002443
MRDS ID A013365
Record type Site
Current site name Colp & Lee Gold-Copper-Lead-Zinc Prospect
Related records 10209720

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.813, 57.08892 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
Relative position 0.7 MI. SW OF STEWART PEAK, NEAR HEAD OF THOMAS BAY
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-425, LOC. 23 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
Copper Secondary
Zinc Secondary

Materials information

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

Analytical data

Result RICHEST ASSAY, 5.5 FT. WIDE, IS 0.774 OZ/TON AU, AVERAGE IS 0.145 OZ/TON AU-REF.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.813, 57.08892

Ore body information

  • Width 42.67M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Shear Zone

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

  • DETAILS OF WORKINGS NOT KNOWN.

Comments on development

  • NO DATA ON DEVELOPMENT. DISCOVERED SOMETIME BEFORE 1921. NO RECORD OF PRODUCTION.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013365

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-425, LOC. 23 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-698, P. 9 (1978)

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-425-23

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ STRINGERS IN MINERALIZED SHEAR ZONE 140 FT. WIDE IN QUARTZ DIORITE CONTAIN PYRITE, GALENA, AND SMALLER AMOUNTS OF SPHALERITE, CHALCOPYRITE, AND GOLD.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-87 Niles, L.P. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey