Cleary Hill Mine

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver, Antimony, Zinc, Lead, Copper, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10100941
MRDS ID A010678
Record type Site
Current site name Cleary Hill Mine
Alternate or previous names Cleary, Free Gold

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.43629, 65.06635 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ON 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
Silver Primary
Antimony Secondary
Zinc Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Copper Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Covellite Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Jamesonite Ore
Scheelite Ore
Silver Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Stibnite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Some Oxidation Products At All Working Levels

Analytical data

Result FINENESS 0.818 AU & 0.169 AG

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.43629, 65.06635

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Intricate System Of Faults

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR
    Strike N75W
    Dip 60 S
    Thickness 1.22M
    Depth to top 0M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year <1910
Year of first production <1912
Year of last production >1948

Mining district

District name Fairbanks District

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on the production information

  • SUBSTANTIAL POST 1931 PRODUCTION, BUT FIGURES NOT REPORTED. POST 1931 PRODUCTION IS NOT KNOWN, BUT MUST BE SUBSTANTIAL

Comments on the workings information

  • SIX OR MORE WORKING LEVELS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010678

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 76-819, P. 38-40

  • Deposit

    USGS B 1024-I, P. 206, 208-209

  • Deposit

    USGS B 849-B, P. 69-71, 75, 84, 93-96

  • Production

    USGS B. 849-B USGS OFR 76-819

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit MAIN VEIN TRACED ON SURFACE FOR MORE THAN 1000 FT. VEINS ARE CRUSHED, CROSS FOLIATION OF COUNTRYROCK AND ARE FAULTED. MAJOR LODE-GOLD MINE IN DISTRICT.
Deposit RECENT (& CURRENT ?) EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY ON VETTER PROPERTY, NEAR WOLF CREEK, ABOUT 1 TO 1 1/2 MILE NORTHEAST OF CLEARY HILL MINE. VETTER LODE IS ALSO GOLD BEARING QUARTZ VEIN IN SCHIST. SOME GOLD HAS BEEN PRODUCED ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Elliott, R. L. U.S. Geological Survey