Hummer

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093947
MRDS ID A010410
Record type Site
Current site name Hummer
Alternate or previous names Everson, Harris and Parker
Related records 10185355

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.34453, 60.91456 (WGS84)
Elevation 122
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).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Copper Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • PRESENCE OF GOLD IS UNCONFIRMED

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.34453, 60.91456

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Slates Are Locally Folded, Faulted And Sheared

Ore body information

  • Strike S 10-40 W
    Dip 60W
    Thickness 0.3M
    Length 18.29M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1912

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound District

Land status

Ownership category State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010410

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 592, P. 232

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 662, P. 138

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 132

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 110

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NUMEROUS IRREGULAR QUARTZ STRINGERS UP TO 60 FEET LONG AND 1 FOOT WIDE, CONTAIN SULFIDES AND A SLIGHT AMOUNT OF GOLD

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