Discovery 1

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10137169
MRDS ID A011270
MAS/MILS ID 0020660004
Record type Site
Current site name Discovery 1
Alternate or previous names Friday Creek, Alder 1-7, Lucky Friday 1-4, Broken Bow 1-2
Related records 10107510

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -150.97789, 63.54146 (WGS84)
Elevation 459
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
Fairbanks 016 S 018 W 11 NENWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Tertiary
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -150.97789, 63.54146

Ore body information

  • Width 8M
    Length 2414M
    Field Value
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 PLACER
    Shape of Orebody #1 IRREGULAR
    Primary mode of Origin SEDIMENTATION
    Primary Ore Control BEDDING
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 1
    Date of Last Modification 890725

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Mixed

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Louise H. Gallop
    ID 5001243
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983
  • Type Owner
    Owner Northwest Exploration, Inc.
    ID 5001243
    Year 1977
  • Type Owner
    Owner Henry F. Kroll And Jim Fuksa
    ID 5001243
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1977
  • Type Operator
    Owner Fuksa, Samuel
    ID 5001243
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1977
  • Type Operator
    Owner Kantishna Mining Co.
    ID 5001243
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983

Comments on the ownership information

  • OWNER ADDRESS: JIM FUKSA P.O.BOX 60254 FAIRBANKS, ALASKA 99701

Production statistics

  • Year 1921
    Description 1,000 Yards Processed. 43 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,337g
  • Year 1922
    Description 500 Yards Processed. 21 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 653g
  • Year 1923
    Description 600 Yards Processed. 600 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 18,662g
  • Year 1960
    Description 6,520 Yards Processed. 61 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,897g
  • Year 1960
    Description 21 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 653g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020660004
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011270 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5001243

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-007

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-080

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-103

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-115

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-119

  • Deposit

    B314b p. 30

  • Deposit

    B314o p. 217

  • Deposit

    P70 pp. 178-180

  • Deposit

    B649 p. 42

  • Deposit

    B662k pp. 304-305

  • Deposit

    B687 pp. 87-88

  • Deposit

    B755c pp. 141-142

  • Deposit

    B792c p. 106

  • Deposit

    B1108A p. 27

  • Deposit

    MF366

  • Deposit

    OF508 p. 85

  • Deposit

    BMOF98-76 p. 54

  • Deposit

    AMR 81-82

  • Deposit

    AK MINE LICENSE-1983

  • Deposit

    BMOF129-84 pp. 73,75-76,78-79

  • Deposit

    BMOF1-86 pp. 5,9,35,46

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 25-JUL-1989 Glh-Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines