San Antonio Metals Co.

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Molybdenum, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093927
MRDS ID A010155
Record type Site
Current site name San Antonio Metals Co.

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -133.57822, 55.32193 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ON EAST COAST OF BAKER ISLAND, SOUTH OF PORT SAN ANTONIO LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Molybdenum Primary
Gold Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • ESTIMATED LESS THAN 0.05% MO

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Molybdenite Ore
Molybdite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Devonian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock

Nearby scientific data

(1) -133.57822, 55.32193

Comments on the geologic information

  • MINERALIZED ZONE IS NEAR IGNEOUS-METASEDIMENT CONTACT

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Ketchikan District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010155

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 857-A, P. 75.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 926-C, P. 166-167.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 947-C, P. 31-36.

  • Deposit

    USGS CIRCULAR 248, P. 9-11.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 178

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 12.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEINLETS IN SILICIFIED SHEAR ZONE.
Deposit PROBABLY NOT ECONOMICALLY VIABLE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1983 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey