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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10112661
MRDS ID A011445
MAS/MILS ID 0020860023
Record type Site
Current site name Minnie
Alternate or previous names Minnie Lode, Edward A. Held, Bald Mountain Group
Related records 10000799

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -146.62287, 61.20149 (WGS84)
Elevation 945
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 008 W 02 NENWSW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -146.62287, 61.20149

Ore body information

  • Strike N75W
    Dip 60N
    Width 0.3M
    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 N75W
    Date of Last Modification 881017

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 State

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Edward A. Held
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1911

Comments on the ownership information

  • BALD MOUNTAIN GROUP ACTIVE CA. 1914. MAY HAVE BEEN TAKEN OVER BY VALDEZ GOLD CO. (KX 86-61). SEE MAS NO. 0020860022. MINNIE CLAIM STAKED 1911, 1926 (KX 86-65). NO PRODUCTION RECORDS AVAILABLE. USGS CRIB A003720 USGS CRIB A003802 M.S. 1532 Workings consist of two adits: 1.-lower adiit - 28.3 m.-long 2.-upper adit - 7.0 m.-long

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020860023
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011445 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 086-061

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 086-065

  • Deposit

    B592d p. 63

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    B592k p. 238

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    B622j pp. 179-180, 183

  • Deposit

    B642g p. 144-145

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    B662h p. 192

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    B692g p. 151

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    B1246 pp. 66, 68

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    B1139 363pp.

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    B622i p. 192

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    OF79-1241 167pp

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    MLA5-84 218pp., (locality V-59)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 19-OCT-1988 Mirl-Dwb U.S. Bureau of Mines