Nelson-Lott Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10094014
MRDS ID A012002
Record type Site
Current site name Nelson-Lott Prospect
Alternate or previous names Alaska Gold Belt

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.26922, 58.26697 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: USGS OFR 85-717, NO. J181 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
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result LARGER VEINS ASSAYED UP TO 34 PPM AU, USGS OFR 85-717, P. 194

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.26922, 58.26697

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Juneau

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 762M

Comments on the workings information

  • DEVELOPMENT PRIOR TO 1916: 2500 FT OF CROSSCUTS, WINZE AND RAISES; SOME OPEN CUT PROSPECTING

Comments on development

  • ACTIVE 1915-1916; 3 LODE CLAIMS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012002

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 194

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-181

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ-CALCITE VEINS AND STRINGERS CARRYING PYRITE, SPHALERITE, PYRRHOTITE AND GALENA
Deposit SEE ALSO: ALASKA-TAKU ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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