Lucky Chance Gold-Silver Mine

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002446
MRDS ID A013370
Record type Site
Current site name Lucky Chance Gold-Silver Mine
Related records 10258372

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.05195, 56.94999 (WGS84)
Relative position 0.25 MI. NW OF LUCKY CHANCE MTN.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-464, LOC.5 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Calcite Gangue
Chlorite Gangue
Mica Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue
Siderite Gangue

Analytical data

Result SAMPLE SAID TO HAVE ASSAYED 1.45 OZ/TON AU-USGS OF 78-787, P. 17

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.05195, 56.94999

Ore body information

  • Width 2.44M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Chichagof

Land status

Ownership category State

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 182.88M

Comments on the workings information

  • 600 FT. ADIT WITH RAISE TO SURFACE PIT. 10-STAMP MILL.

Comments on development

  • 2 TUNNELS DRIVEN, SOME PRODUCTION BEFORE 1900. APPARENTLY NO ACTIVITY AFTER 1900.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013370

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-464, LOC. 5 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-787, P. 17 (1978)

  • Deposit

    USGS B 504, P. 29 (1912)

  • Deposit

    USGS 18TH ANNUAL REPORT, PART III, P. 79, 80 (1898)

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-464-5

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEIN AND STRINGERS UP TO 8 FT. WIDE IN SLATE HANGING WALL, GRAYWACKE FOOTWALL CONTAINS CALCITE, SIDERITE, CHLORITE, MICA, PYRITE, AND ARSENOPYRITE CARRYING FREE GOLD.

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.