Red Ridge

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Silver, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003523
MRDS ID A106281
Record type Site
Current site name Red Ridge
Alternate or previous names Red Ridge 1-82

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.60273, 62.48959 (WGS84)
Relative position South face of ridge, 1 and 1/4 mi (2.0 km) SW of Benchmark 'Jaina', 2 and 1/4 mi (3.6 km) NE of Talkeetna River; location accurate to within 1/2 mi (800 m).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Ore


  • (Local) Altered (?) pyritic phyllite

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 273
USGS model code 36a
Deposit model name Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Mark3 model number 27

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.60273, 62.48959

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Traces of Ag and Au in highly altered, pyritic phyllite of Paleozoic age.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Yentna

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Lode claims.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106281
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TK091

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Rose, A.W., 1967, Geology of an area on the upper Talkeetna River, Talkeetna Mountains quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Mines and Minerals Geologic Report 32, 7 p., 1 plate, 1:63,360.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Rose, 1967

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Gold-quartz veins? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 36a?)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1996 Riehle, J. U.S. Geological Survey