Hecla

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10112644
MAS/MILS ID 0020860172
Record type Site
Current site name Hecla

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -146.30926, 61.1843 (WGS84)
Elevation 61
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
Copper River 008 S 006 W NWSESW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -146.30926, 61.1843

Ore body information

  • Width 1.8M
    Length 45.7M
    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
    Date of Last Modification 881220

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of two adits with reported workings of 23.2 and 19.8 m.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020860172

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 086-101

  • Deposit

    B1139 363 pp.

  • Deposit

    B662j pp. 169-170.

  • Deposit

    BMOF69-73

  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality V-16).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 20-DEC-1988 Mpm U.S. Bureau of Mines