Blind Cove

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003293
MRDS ID A106036
Record type Site
Current site name Blind Cove

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -176.45621, 51.79085 (WGS84)
Relative position Locality described as area of Blind Cove, location accuracy no better than 1.5 km.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 85
USGS model code 22c
Deposit model name Polymetallic veins
Mark3 model number 46

Nearby scientific data

(1) -176.45621, 51.79085

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Brecciated fault zone(s) as much as 50 yards (46 m) wide containing disseminated pyrite and quartz.
  • Age = Tertiary

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Aleutians

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106036
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF AD002

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Fraser, G.D., and Snyder, G.L., 1959, Geology of southern Adak Island and Kagalaska Island, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1028-M, p. 371-408, 2 plates, scale 1:125,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Fraser and Snyder, 1959

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Polymetallic vein?

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 03-NOV-1992 F.H. Wilson U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 03-NOV-1992 T.D. Light U.S. Geological Survey