Polly Wonder Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093972
MRDS ID A011246
Record type Site
Current site name Polly Wonder Prospect
Alternate or previous names Dalton Group

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.95567, 63.54124 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ONE OF QUIGLEY HILL CLAIMS; APPROXIMATED FROM SKETCH MAP IN USGS BULL 849-F, PKITE 29 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Gold Primary
Lead Secondary
Zinc Tertiary
Copper Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • ORE MINERALS LISTED FROM 3 SITES, ALL MAY NOT OCCUR AT THIS SITE

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Polybasite Ore
Tetrahedrite Ore
Quartz Gangue
Siderite Gangue

Analytical data

Result 0.12 OZ AU AND 2.20 OZ AG PER TON, USGS BULL 849-F, P. 364

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.95567, 63.54124

Ore body information

  • Strike APPROXIMATELY E
    Dip 65 TO 70 S
    Thickness 2.44M

Comments on the geologic information

  • VEIN CUTS BIRCH CREEK ROCKS; SITE IS ON GENERAL RED TOP VEIN TREND

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Kantishna

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011246

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    DAVIS, J.A. 1923, THE KANTISHNA REGION, AK. IN STEWART, B.D., ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINE INSPECTOR TO THE GOVERNOR OF ALASKA, 1922: JUNEAU. AK, P. 125

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 849-F, P. 364

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 31

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 44 LOC. 7

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ SIDERITE VEIN
Deposit SEE ALSO: MARTHA Q, LITTLE MAUDE, FRANCIS, LITTLE ANNIE RELATED: NORTH STAR (QUIGLEY HILL); RESERVE INFORMATION ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1984 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey