Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003536
MRDS ID A106294
Record type Site
Current site name Kubek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.93281, 62.94957 (WGS84)
Relative position 1/2 mi (800 m) E of Partin Creek, 3.5 mi (5.6 km) NNW of N end of Lucy Lake; location accurate to within 1/2 mi (800 m) (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, loc. 58).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary

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) -149.93281, 62.94957

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Lode claims in Mesozoic argillite cut by quartz veins.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Valdez Creek

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Analyses of selected rock samples yielded as much as 2 ppm Ag (Balen, 1990). Claims staked during 1968-1983 (Kurtak and others, 1992).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106294
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TK004

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Kurtak, J.M., Southworth, D.D., Balen, M.D., and Clautice, K.H., 1992, Mineral investigations in the Valdez Creek mining district, south-central Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 1-92, 659 p., 2 plates, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Balen, M.D., 1990, Geochemical sampling results from the Bureau of Mines investigations in the Valdez Creek mining district, Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 34-90, 218 p., 2 plates, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous and selected non-metalliferous mineral deposits in the eastern part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-A, 99 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Balen, 1990

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