Newsboy Extension Mine

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10097562
MRDS ID A015426
Record type Site
Current site name Newsboy Extension Mine
Alternate or previous names Newsboy Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.4724, 65.05801 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-413, LOC. 37. MINE 500 FT. NE OF NEWSBOY MINE (MARKED ON LIVENGOOD (A-1)), ALONG THE STEESE HIGHWAY ABOUT 2 MILES NNE OF PEDRO DOME. 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

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.4724, 65.05801

Comments on the geologic information

  • LODE CONTAINS LESS QUARTZ THAN NEWSBOY VEIN. FAULTING OF NEWSBOY VEIN MAKES IT IMPOSSIBLE TO TELL IF NEWSBOY EXTENSION VEIN IS SAME VEIN IS SAME VEIN AS NEWSBOY VEIN.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Fairbanks

Comments on the workings information

  • SHAFT FLOODED IN 1912.

Comments on development

  • DEVELOPED BY SHAFT 115 FT. DEEP AND SHORT SHAFTS TURNED OFF TO THE NORTH AND SOUTH ON THE 60 FT. LEVEL. SMALL MILL ON PROPERTY

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015426

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-413 (A-1), LOC. 37

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 525, P. 189-190

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 849-B, P. 89.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit AURIFEROUS VEIN IN SCHIST. THE COUNTRY ROCK AND ORE, AS SEEN ON DUMP, APPEARS TO BE THE SAME AS THAT FROM THE NEWSBOY VEIN.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1987 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey