Diamond Point Gold Lode

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10094068
MRDS ID A013038
Record type Site
Current site name Diamond Point Gold Lode
Related records 10209735

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -153.63371, 59.6461 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-364 LOCATION 8 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
Pyrite Gangue

Analytical data

Result RUMORED REPORTS OF 0.1 OZ./TON AU, ACCORDING TO USGS B485, P. 125 (1912), UNCONFIRMED

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -153.63371, 59.6461

Comments on the geologic information

  • QUARTZ MONZONITE INTRUSION INTO LIMESTONE, GREENSTONE, AND VOLCANIC ROCKS, HIGHLY SHATTERED WITH VEINS AND STRINGERS OF PYRITES.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on the workings information

  • NO INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON WORKINGS.

Comments on development

  • NO INFORMATION AVAILABLE

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013038

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-364 LOCATION 8 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 81-1343A, P. A4 (1981)

  • Deposit

    USGS B485, P. 125 (1912)

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-364-8

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ MONZONITE INTRUSION INTO LIMESTONE AND GREENSTONE, AND HIGHLY SHATTERED WITH VEINS AND STRINGERS OF PYRITE. ZONE IS 12 FT-100 FT WIDE ACCORDING TO USGS B485, P. 125, (1912)
Deposit THIS SITE NAME WAS CREATED BY THE REPORTER OR OTHER USGS EMPLOYEE BASED ON PROXIMITY TO SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC FEATURE.
Deposit INFORMATION ON GOLD ASSAY VALUE IS OF DOUBTFUL RELIABILITY. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-FEB-87 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 02-SEP-94 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey PARSED OUT HOST ROCK AND ASSOCIATED ROCK TYPES, AGES, UNIT NAMES, AND UNIT AGES.