Fish Creek Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Silver, Gold, Copper, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093929
MRDS ID A010187
Record type Site
Current site name Fish Creek Prospect
Alternate or previous names Claims: Single Rose, Mountain View, Summit, Climax

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -130.04619, 56.00255 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Gold Primary
Copper Secondary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Rock unit name Texas Creek
    Rock description Texas Creek
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone
    Rock unit name Hazelton Group
    Rock description Hazelton Group

Nearby scientific data

(1) -130.04619, 56.00255

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Hyder District

Comments on the production information

  • NO KNOWN PRODUCTION ON THIS PART OF PROPERTY, THOUGHT THERE WAS PRODUCTION AT LAST CHANCE CLAIM AND AT PARTS OF FISH CREEK PROPERTY IN KETCHIKAN QUADRANGLE.

Comments on the workings information

  • OPEN CUTS AND SHORT SHAFT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010187

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 642, P.98-99

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 722, P.128

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit BODIES OF MASSIVE PYRRHOTITE IN COUNTRY ROCK THAT CARRIES DISSEMINATED SULFIDES

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-OCT-83 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey