Fish, Collins and Stewart

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093942
MRDS ID A010385
Record type Site
Current site name Fish, Collins and Stewart
Related records 10258233

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.14063, 60.81956 (WGS84)
Elevation 244
Location accuracy 500(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). ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :49?

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Gold Ore
Pyrrhotite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Argillite And Graywacke Are Contact Metamorphosep

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
    Rock unit name Valdez Group; Esther Granite
    Rock description Valdez Group;Valdez Group;Esther Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.14063, 60.81956

Ore body information

  • Strike N7-22E
    Dip 85W
    Thickness 1.52M
    Length 30.48M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fissure Marks Contact Between Granite And Country Rock

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1912
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound District

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 12.19M

Comments on the workings information

  • ONE ADIT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010385

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P. 234-235

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 168

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 81

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FISSURE VEIN WITH GOUGE ON BOTH HANGING AND FOOT WALLS IS AT GRANITE COUNTRY ROCK CONTACT AND HAS UP TO 2 FEET OF QUARTZ, WHICH IS FINE GRAINED AND BLUISH WHITE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 13-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey