Golden Eagle

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10112590
MRDS ID A010391
MAS/MILS ID 0020950061
Record type Site
Current site name Golden Eagle
Alternate or previous names Golden Eagle 1-4
Related records 10000335

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -147.99868, 60.95956 (WGS84)
Elevation 152
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Seward 010 N 008 E 14 NWSWNW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -147.99868, 60.95956

Ore body information

  • Strike N20E
    Dip 90E
    Width 0.6M
    Length 152.4M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #2 TABULAR
    Type of Orebody #3 DISSEMINATED
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FOLDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N20E
    Date of Last Modification 880427

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Anderson, Charles And Little, Louis
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1911
  • Type Owner
    Owner Edward E. Ellis
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1973
  • Type Owner
    Owner D. J. Buckmeier
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1974
  • Type Owner
    Owner Sam Pestinger
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1979

Production statistics

  • Year 1979
    Description Total Reported Production 1911-1914 28 Oz. Au
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 885g/mt
  • Year 1979
    Description Total Reported Production 1911-1914 1 Oz. Ag
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 32g/mt

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1979
    Demonstrated 23,148mt ore
    Indicated 23,148mt ore
    Total resources 23,148mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 2.8 g/mt Gold Major 1979

Comments on the workings information

  • USGS CRIB A002826 Workings include a 41.1 m.-drift, 18.3 m. of crosscuts, and two 15.2-18.3 m. stopes at the 152.4 m. elevation. Also a 13.7 m. adit and a mill on the property.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020950061
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010391 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-213

  • Deposit

    B592j pp. 221-224

  • Deposit

    B622c p. 45

  • Deposit

    B622i p. 185

  • Deposit

    B642g p. 142

  • Deposit

    BMB153 p. 46

  • Deposit

    B662h p. 189

  • Deposit

    B692g p. 150

  • Deposit

    I273 # 109

  • Deposit

    MF880A # 160

  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-129).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 18-JUL-95 AHC U.S. Bureau of Mines