Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136671
MRDS ID A010400
MAS/MILS ID 0020950323
Record type Site
Current site name Griset
Related records 10000341

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -147.99448, 60.88486 (WGS84)
Elevation 1
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
Seward 010 N 008 E 11 NESWSW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -147.99448, 60.88486

Ore body information

  • Strike N65E
    Dip 55N
    Width 0.4M
    Length 91.4M
    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 N65E
    Date of Last Modification 880427

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Edwin Griset
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1913
  • Type Owner
    Owner Darrel Buckmeier
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1974

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of a 3 m.-long adit and a 1.8 m. shaft.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020950323
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010400 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-210

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    B592j p. 223.

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-131).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-APR-1988 Mpm U.S. Bureau of Mines