Home Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093911
MRDS ID A010058
Record type Site
Current site name Home Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.04816, 55.14223 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • PRESENCE OF GOLD AND SILVER UNCONFIRMED

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Tetrahedrite Ore
Pyrite Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.04816, 55.14223

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.61M

Comments on the geologic information

  • LIMESTONE IS SHEARED

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Name of workings PIT
    Length 2.44M

Comments on the workings information

  • ONLY DEVELOPMENT IS A PIT 8 FT. DEEP

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010058

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 82.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 90.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1983 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 30-MAY-1995 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PARSED DATA INTO WO RKINGS MULTIVALUED FIELDS