Martha Q Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10100956
MRDS ID A011236
Record type Site
Current site name Martha Q Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.96261, 63.53956 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Gold Primary
Lead Secondary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Tetrahedrite Ore
Quartz Gangue
Siderite Gangue

Analytical data

Result ASSAY ACROSS VEIN: 0.08 /TON AU AND 284.2 OZ/TON AG, DAVIS, 1923

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Phyllite
    Rock unit name Birch Creek
    Rock description Birch Creek
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Early Cambrian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.96261, 63.53956

Ore body information

  • General form VEIN
    Strike N 15 W
    Dip 56 TO 60 E
    Thickness 2.74M

Comments on the geologic information

  • QUARTZ SIDERITE VEIN CUTS PHYLLITIC UNIT OF BIRCH CREEK SCHIST

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 Kantishna

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Production statistics

  • Year 1921
    Period 1920-1921
    Material ORE AG AU
    Accuracy Accurate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^Contained 1136.0 Oz Ag
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Ore Silver Silver 32,075g

Comments on the production information

  • NO DATA ON AU, PB CONTENT

Comments on the workings information

  • SHALLOW SHAFT, NOW CAVED

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011236

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    DAVIS, J.A., 1923, THE KANTISHNA REGION, AK IN STEWART, B.D., ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINE INSPECTOR TO THE GOVERNOR OF ALASKA, 1922: JUNEAU, AK, P. 125

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 25, 31

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 44 LOC. 6

  • Production

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 25

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ SIDERITE VEIN 5 TO 9 FT IN WIDTH
Deposit PROBABLY AN EXTENSION OF LITTLE ANNIE VEIN SYSTEM; SEE ALSO: LITTLE MAUDE, POLLY WONDER, FRANCIS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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