Cameron-Johnson

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10112817
MRDS ID A011444
MAS/MILS ID 0020860022
Record type Site
Current site name Cameron-Johnson
Alternate or previous names Treasury Note, Mazuma, Valdez Gold Co., Henry Hewitt, Rankin & Associates, M.S. 1533, Nw Side of Shoup Glacier, Gazabo, Gazork, Bald Mtn #1, Spike, Wallapor, Gold Certificate
Related records 10100958

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -146.64647, 61.20569 (WGS84)
Elevation 1250
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 03 NWSENW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -146.64647, 61.20569

Ore body information

  • Strike N67W
    Dip 63W
    Width 1.9M
    Length 30.5M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 2
    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 N67W
    Date of Last Modification 881017
  • Strike N25W
    Dip 90N
    Width 0.3M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 3
    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 N25W
    Date of Last Modification 881017
  • Strike N70W
    Dip 70N
    Width 0.4M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 4
    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 N70W
    Date of Last Modification 881017
  • Strike N80W
    Dip 72N
    Width 0.1M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 5
    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 N80W
    Date of Last Modification 881017
  • Strike N75W
    Dip 87N
    Width 0.7M
    Length 45.7M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 7
    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
  • Strike N25W
    Dip 90N
    Width 0.6M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 8
    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 N88E
    Date of Last Modification 881017
  • Strike N82E
    Dip 69N
    Width 0.2M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 9
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 SHEAR ZONE
    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 N82E
    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 Patented
Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Valdez Gold Co. C/O John Lyons
    Interest 100
    Home office Washington
    Year 1978
  • Type Operator
    Owner Henry Hewitt
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1912
  • Type Operator
    Owner Cameron - Johnson Mining Co.
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1915
  • Type Operator
    Owner George S. Rankin And Associates
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1935

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020860022
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011444 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 086-054

  • Deposit

    B542c p. 36

  • Deposit

    B592d p. 63

  • Deposit

    B592k p. 238

  • Deposit

    B622c p. 45

  • Deposit

    B622j pp. 153, 172-174

  • Deposit

    BMB142 pp. 41, 52

  • Deposit

    BMB153 p. 51

  • Deposit

    B662h pp. 190, 192

  • Deposit

    B692g pp. 150-151

  • Deposit

    B722a p. 39

  • Deposit

    B739a p. 24

  • Deposit

    MR195-10 p. 208

  • Deposit

    B880A p. 24

  • Deposit

    IR JCR 380811

  • Deposit

    B1246 pp. 66, 68

  • Deposit

    MF438

  • Deposit

    E&MJ 7905 p. 83, No. 157

  • Deposit

    OF79-1241 167pp

  • Deposit

    MR32

  • Deposit

    B1139 363pp

  • Deposit

    MLA62-82 24pp

  • Deposit

    BMOF69-73

  • Deposit

    OF80-892B

  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218pp., (locality V-62)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit M.S. 1533 ISSUED MAY 1929 ON 232.13 ACRES. PAT. NO. 1027149. PROPERTY ACTIVE 1912-15, 1929, 1935 (KX 86-54). NO PRODUCTION RECORDS AVAILABLE. OWNER ADDRESS: VALDEZ GOLD COMPANY C/O JOHN LYONS 918 ALASKA BLDG. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 1.- 731.5m. elevation - 48.8m.-long adit, raise to surface, and minor stripping. 2.- 737.6m. elevation - 33.5m. crosscut 3.- 798.6m. elevation - 4.6m.-long adit 4.- 957.1m. elevation - 81.4m.-long adit 5.- 1048.5m. elevation - 14.3m.-long adit and open cut 6.- 1167.4m. elevation - 365.8m.-long adit, caved 38m. from patal. 7.- 1295.4m. elevation - 15.2m.-long adit 8.- 1298.4m. elevation - 2.4m.-long adit 9.- 1374.6m. elevation - 91.4m.-long adit

Reporter information

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