Alaska-Taku Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10094019
MRDS ID A012027
Record type Site
Current site name Alaska-Taku Prospect
Related records 10210063

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.22756, 58.24392 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: USGS OFR 85-717, NO. J202, (FIG 1) 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

Analytical data

Result NO DATA ON GOLD CONTENT

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate
    Rock unit name Perseverance Slate;Gastineau Volcanics
    Rock description Perseverance Slate;Gastineau Volcanics

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.22756, 58.24392

Comments on the geologic information

  • "SLATE" REPORTED AS HOST ROCK IS PROBABLY PHYLLITIC UNIT OF PERSEVERANCE SLATE FORMATION; CLAIMS COVERED GREENSTONE/SLATE CONTACT AND MUCH OF OVERLYING SLATE

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

Comments on the workings information

  • 43 LODE CLAIMS, 8 MILL SITES IN 1915; NO DATA ON WORKINGS

Comments on development

  • 43 LODE CLAIMS AND 8 MILL SITES WERE BEING DEVELOPED IN 1915; CLAIMS ACTIVE 1900-1916

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012027

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, NO. J202

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 642, P. 76

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-202

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEE ALSO: PERSEVERANCE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit STRINGER LODES IN SLATE ALONG A 5000 FT LONG NW-TRENDING BELT; REPORTED TO BE SIMILAR TO PERSEVERANCE DEPOSIT

Reporter information

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