Snowstorm Group

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093935
MRDS ID A010348
Record type Site
Current site name Snowstorm Group
Alternate or previous names Anderson Group
Related records 10258584

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.54813, 60.98124 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • DEPOSIT NUMBER IS THE MAP LOCATION NUMBER FROM MF-880A. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Primary
Copper Secondary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.54813, 60.98124

Ore body information

  • Depth to bottom 12.19M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Comments on the workings information

  • 65 FOOT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010348

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MINES HANDBOOK, V. 14, 1920, NEW YORK, W.H. REED, P. 162.

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 182

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-821, P. 26

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEIN IN LIMESTONE CARRIES UNSPECIFIED AMOUNTS OF AU, AG, CU, AND ZN

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey