Edelweiss

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10137135
MRDS ID A010200
MAS/MILS ID 0021180020
Record type Site
Current site name Edelweiss
Alternate or previous names Banded Mountain, Marmot
Related records 10000164

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -130.35456, 56.02757 (WGS84)
Elevation 1370
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 097 E 25 NWSWSW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -130.35456, 56.02757

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 National Wilderness

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Kenneth C. Eichner And Others
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1977

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021180020
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010200 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-010

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-083

  • Deposit

    MR191-2 pp. 1, 14

  • Deposit

    B807 p. 101

  • Deposit

    B1024F p. 140

  • Deposit

    B1246 p. 182

  • Deposit

    MF418

  • Deposit

    B1403 pp. 40-41, 101, 110-113, plates 1, 2

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit STAKED 1925. RELOCATED & 3 MORE CLAIMS 1928. LAST ACTIVITY UNTIL 1969 WHEN BLOCK OF 51 CLAIMS STAKED OVER AREA, CONTIN- UOUSLY ACTIVE INTO 1977. GALENA-BEARING QTZ FISSURE VEIN HOSTED IN GRAYWACKE OF HAZELTON (?) GROUP. TRACES OF PYRITE & PYRRHOTITE IN VEIN. ASSAY OF PICKED SAMPLE 1929: 1.6 OZ AU & 10.2 OZ AG/TON. SILVER VALUES VERIFIED 1973.

Reporter information

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