Uk Prospect

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Zinc, Lead, Silver, Barium-Barite, Cadmium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10096767
MRDS ID A010670
Record type Site
Current site name Uk Prospect
Alternate or previous names Wulik

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -163.20374, 68.1661 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position Within 2000 Ft.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • 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
Lead Primary
Silver Primary
Barium-Barite Primary
Cadmium Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Sphalerite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Shale > Black Shale
    Rock unit name Us Burne Group;Us Burne Group;Us Burne Group
    Rock description Us Burne Group;Us Burne Group;Us Burne Group

Nearby scientific data

(1) -163.20374, 68.1661

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR, LENSE, POD
    Thickness 10M
    Depth to top 0M
    Length 1600M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic
Deposit size Medium
Significant No

Mining district

District name Us Burne District

Comments on development

  • DIAMOND DRILLING

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010670

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 81-767, P. A11

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 79-1092, P. 17

  • Reserve-Resource

    USGS OFR 81-767

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit STRATIFORM DEPOSIT OF BARITE IN LENSES & PODS AS MUCH AS 10 M THICK AND 1600 M LONG. FINE GRAINED SPHAERITE AND GALENA

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-84 Elliott, R. L. U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 13-APR-94 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey