Brigadier

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Tungsten, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136778
MRDS ID A000382
MAS/MILS ID 0021180010
Record type Site
Current site name Brigadier
Alternate or previous names Butte, Hyder Butte, A.O.Moa, Bluebird, Crest, W.C.Peterson & Nils Olson, Moa, Ickis, & Hill, Elevenmile Claim

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -130.06285, 56.01727 (WGS84)
Elevation 460
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 067 S 099 E 35 NENEC Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Gold Tertiary
Lead Primary
Silver Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -130.06285, 56.01727

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021180010
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A000382 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-045

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-046

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-049

  • Deposit

    MR191-2 p. 2

  • Deposit

    B807 pp. 81-82

  • Deposit

    B1024F pp. 139-140

  • Deposit

    B1024F

  • Deposit

    MF418

Comments on the references

  • KERNS,1949(USBM MINERALS MEMORANDUM)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PROSPECTS COVER MINERALIZED QUARTZ VEINS IN THE TEXAS CREEK GRANODIORITE PLUTON. 1. HYDER BUTTE(BRIGADIER):3 ADITS & 2 OPEN CUTS & SHAFT. AT AN ELEVATION OF 350 FT. A 25-FT.DEEP SHAFT HAS BEEN SUNK ON A QUARTZ VEIN. AT TOP OF SHAFT THE VEIN IS 2 FT.WIDE NARROWING TO 0.8 FT AT THE BOTTOM. VEIN CAN BE TRACED ON THE SURFACE FOR 400 FT., REACHING MAXIMUM OF 3 FT. WIDE. PYRITE, GALENA OCCUR IN MASSIVE SHOOTS IN THE QUARTZ. ASSAY OF GRAB SAMPLES INCLUDED 11.4-14.1% PB, 0.24-0.6 OZ/T AU, 10.2 TO 20.6 OZ/T AG. MINOR SCHEELITE IN THE MINERALIZED SHOOTS. 2. CREST: LOCAL SHOOTS OF GALENA, PYRITE & CHALCOPYRITE IN QUARTZ STRINGERS & VEINS 0.16-2 FT. THICK. HOST ROCK OF THE MINERALIZED QUARTZ IS TEXAS CREEK GRANODIORITE. SELECT GRAB SAMPLES AS HIGH AS 5.25 OZ/T AU. A CHANNEL SAMPLE ACROSS A 2-FT WIDTH OF THE VEIN ASSAYED AT 0.24 OZ AU/TON. 3. BLUEBIRD: LOCATED 1942; NO ACTIVITY SINCE. AT ELEVATION OF 2300 FT. A MINERALIZED QUARTZ VEIN OCCURS IN THE TEXAS CR GRANODIORITE. VEIN IS EXPOSED FOR ONLY A FEW FEET IN A CREEK BED; WIDTH IS 0.3 FT. MOLYBDENITE LINES VEIN WALLS & PYRITE,CHALCOPYRITE,GALENA & SCHEELITE AS DISSEM. GRAINS IN THE QUARTZ.ASSAY OF A SAMPLE GAVE 0.5 % W03. USGS CRIB A000379 USGS CRIB A000387 USGS CRIB A000395 USGS CRIB D002761 USGS CRIB D002762

Reporter information

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