Silver Bay

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136522
MRDS ID A013366
MAS/MILS ID 0021160023
Record type Site
Current site name Silver Bay
Alternate or previous names Silver Bay Prospect
Related records 10002444

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -135.13806, 56.99411 (WGS84)
Elevation 60
Location accuracy 500(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 056 S 065 E 19 S2SWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -135.13806, 56.99411

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021160023
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013366 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 116-013

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 116-018

  • Deposit

    AR18b p. 79

  • Deposit

    B284e p. 45

  • Deposit

    B314d p. 60

  • Deposit

    B379d p. 73

  • Deposit

    B504 p. 29

  • Deposit

    B947D pp. 72-73

  • Deposit

    B1246 p. 143

  • Deposit

    MF464

  • Deposit

    SR38 p. 14

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ACTIVE SLIGHTLY PRIOR TO 1898. ACTIVITY CEASED BY 1898. NO ACTIVITY SINCE. NEARLY ON STRIKE WITH LIBERTY MINE IN SITKA GRAYWACKE. COMPOSED OF LOW GRADE AU-AG BEARING QTZ VEIN. PYRITE & CHALCOPYRITE ALSO PRESENT. LONEY & OTHERS, 1975, PLATE 1 (PP 792) USGS CRIB A002672 USGS CRIB A002673

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-FEB-1988 Map U.S. Bureau of Mines