Outer Submarine Beach Placer

Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10106584
MRDS ID A012958
Record type Site
Current site name Outer Submarine Beach Placer
Related records 10257778

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.4477, 64.50345 (WGS84)
Elevation 10
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BURIED BEACH-LIKE TREND PARALLEL TO PRESENT COASTLINE AND ABOUT 300-1000 FT INLAND, USGS BULLETIN 533, P. 119. 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
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Gold Ore
Pyrite Gangue

Analytical data

Result 4 OZ OF AU/ 6 LB OF CONC.

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.4477, 64.50345

Comments on the geologic information

  • SEE: INNER SUBMARINE BEACH

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1907

Comments on the production information

  • SEE COMMENTS: INNER SUBMARINE BEALCH

Comments on development

  • SEE COMMENTS FOR INNER SUBMARINE BEACH; MOST REPORTS DO NOT DISTINGUISH BETWEEN INNER AND OUTER SUBMARINE BEACHES.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012958

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 379, P. 276-277.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 533, P. 119.

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 414, P. 7-9.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 1374, P. 87-88.

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF. PAPER 759-A, P. A2-A3.

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-796-B, P. 26, LOC. 347.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-463-139

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit AU ON CLAY "FALSE BEDROCKS" 60-70 FT DEEP AND 4-12 FT ABOVE TRUE BEDROCK; THOUGHT TO BE AN ANCIENT NEARSHORE DEPOSIT.
Deposit SEE ALSO: INNER SUBMARINE BEACH ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1987 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey