Quigley Ridge Galena

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10112693
MRDS ID A002231
MAS/MILS ID 0020660029
Record type Site
Current site name Quigley Ridge Galena
Alternate or previous names Quigley Hill W End, The Ark, Galena, Mineral Survey 1747, Galena MS 1747, Apex

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -150.96729, 63.53426 (WGS84)
Elevation 655
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
Fairbanks 016 S 018 W 13 NW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Primary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Arsenopyrite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown
Tetrahedrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -150.96729, 63.53426

Ore body information

  • Strike N45E
    Dip 65S
    Width 2M
    Length 91M
    Field Value
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N45E
    Date of Last Modification 890725

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Mixed

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Chrales Mcgonagal
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983

Comments on the workings information

  • USGS CRIB A002251 Workings consist of two caved adits, with 9.1 m crosscut and 9.1 m drift.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020660029
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A002231 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-016

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-043

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-136

  • Deposit

    B662k pp. 323-324

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    B687 pp. 105-106

  • Deposit

    B722a p. 53

  • Deposit

    B836e p. 331

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    B849F pp. 367-368

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  • Deposit

    MTA 82 No. E-4

  • Deposit

    MR66-0 1-29 pp.

  • Deposit

    BMOF129-84 pp. 129-130, (Locality #27)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 25-JUL-1989 Mjn-Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines