Bauer Gold Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002445
MRDS ID A013368
Record type Site
Current site name Bauer Gold Prospect
Alternate or previous names Haley and Rodgers Prospect
Related records 10160833

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.10752, 56.96999 (WGS84)
Elevation 549
Relative position 2.6 MI. E OF EUREKA MTN.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-464, LOC. 3 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Gangue
Pyrrhotite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result MAIN VEIN AVERAGED 0.22 OZ/TON AU-USGS OF 78-787, P.5

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.10752, 56.96999

Ore body information

  • Width 4.88M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Chichagof

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 320.04M

Comments on the workings information

  • 900 FT. CROSSCUT WITH 150 FT. DRIFT FOLLOWING VEIN, TRENDING S 45 DEGREES E

Comments on development

  • CROSSCUT AND DRIFT DRIVEN IN 1890'S AND EARLY 1900'S. APPARENTLY NO ACTIVITY AFTER 1904. NO RECORD OF PRODUCTION.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013368

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-464, LOC. 3 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS B 504, P.27,28 (1912)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-787, P.5 (1978)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit CRYPTOCRYSTALLINE QUARTZITE VEIN UP TO 16 FT. THICK WITH THIN QUARTZ VEINLETS CONTAINS PYRITE, PYRRHOTITE, AND ARSENOPYRITE WITH FREE GOLD. HANGING WALL IS SLATE, FOOTWALL IS GRAYWACKE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-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.