National Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093991
MRDS ID A011448
Record type Site
Current site name National Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.84479, 61.15542 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • POSITION APPROXIMATED FROM USGS MF-438, LOC. 6 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Analytical data

Result NO DATA

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.84479, 61.15542

Comments on the geologic information

  • NO OTHER DATA

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Port Valdez

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on development

  • EXPLORED IN 1915

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011448

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 642,P. 143,145

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-438,LOC.6

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-892B,LOC. 4

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-80-892B-04

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NO DATA ON DEPOSIT OTHER THAN "A LITTLE GOLD MORTARED OUT" IN 1915
Deposit SEE ALSO: MAYFIELD MINE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 14-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey