Green Wonder Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10094001
MRDS ID A011820
Record type Site
Current site name Green Wonder Prospect
Related records 10282730

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.07913, 63.30633 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: ADGGS GR 14, FIG. 2, LOC. 13 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
Zinc Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • ANOMALOUS NI AND CR; NO NICKEL MINERALS OBSERVED

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result X-RAY ANALYSIS SHOWED: 10% ZN, 4% CR, 2% NI AND LESS THAN 0.1% PB AND AS

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.07913, 63.30633

Comments on the geologic information

  • COUNTRY ROCK IS AMPHIBOLITIC SERPENTINITE ALTERED TO GARNET, QUARTZ AND DIOPSIDE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Delta River

Comments on development

  • MINOR TRENCHING WAS DONE BY MONETA-PORCUPINE IN 1964

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011820

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 212

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR 14, P. 29, 34, LOC. 13

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 38, LOC. 20

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NARROW ZONE OF QUARTZ-SILICATE ROCK CONTAINS SPHALERITE, CHROME GARNET AND PYRITE; ANOMALOUS NI AND CR; ZONE IS LESS THAN 1 FT THICK
Deposit ZN MINERALIZATION AT THIS SITE IS UNIQUE IN THE RAINY CREEK AREA ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey