Water Level Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Silver, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093974
MRDS ID A011260
Record type Site
Current site name Water Level Prospect
Related records 10185494

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.93761, 63.5379 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION APPROXIMATED FROM SKETCH MAP OF QUIGLEY HILL CLAIMS, USGS BULL 849-F, PLATE 29; BUNDTZEN, IN ADGGS OFR 98, GIVES MUCH DIFFERENT LOCATION 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
Lead Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • SEE RESOURCE ESTIMATE FOR ADDITIONAL ASSAY INFORMATION

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Tetrahedrite Ore
Limonite Gangue
Quartz Gangue
Siderite Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Heavily Oxidized

Analytical data

Result SAMPLES REPORTED TO HAVE ASSAYED 30 TO 40 OZ/TON AG, DAVIS, 1923, P. 130

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.93761, 63.5379

Ore body information

  • Strike N 70 E
    Dip 65 N
    Thickness 1.83M
    Length 45.72M

Comments on the geologic information

  • VEIN CUTS BIRCH CREEK ROCKS; PART OF MINERALIZED HYDRAULIC FRACTURE SYSTEM IN KANTISHNA AREA

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

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • ADGGS RI 83-12, P. 17

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Name of workings TRENCH
    Length 12.19M

Comments on the workings information

  • 40 FT OF VEIN EXPOSED BY TRENCH

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011260

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.130

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 32

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 44 LOC. 5

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 24-78, P. 4-26

  • Deposit

    ADGGS RI 83-12, P. 17

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 849-F, PLATE 29

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ SIDERITE VEIN IN EXTENSIVELY OXIDIZED SHEAR ZONE
Deposit SEE ALSO: WHITE HAWK, SULPHIDE ; 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
Editor 14-APR-1995 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PUT DIMENSION DATA INTO THE WORKINGS FIELDS FROM THE COMMENTS FIELD.