Barrett

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10160089
MRDS ID A003521
MAS/MILS ID 0020480065
Record type Site
Current site name Barrett
Alternate or previous names John J. Barrett, Manley Hot Springs Dome, Bean Ridge, M.S. 2023, Granite Quartz, Iron Mask

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -150.74475, 65.03041 (WGS84)
Elevation 808
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
Fairbanks 002 N 016 W 02 NE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Cobalt Tertiary
Copper Tertiary
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Anglesite Unknown
Azurite Unknown
Calcite Unknown
Cerussite Unknown
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Erythrite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Hematite Unknown
Limonite Unknown
Malachite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Pyrolusite Unknown
Pyrrhotite Unknown
Quartz Unknown
Siderite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -150.74475, 65.03041

Ore body information

  • Strike E00W
    Dip 90N
    Thickness 15M
    Depth to top 0M
    Length 610M
    Area 5HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 SHEAR ZONE
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 BRECCIA FILL
    Shape of Orebody #2 IRREGULAR
    Type of Orebody #3 FISSURE VEIN
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Secondary mode of Origin RESIDUAL CONCENT
    Primary Ore Control FRACTURING
    Secondary Ore Control CONTACT ZONE
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip E00W
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Total Surface Area (HA) 5
    Date of Last Modification 830408

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1890

Mining district

District name Hot Springs District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Mixed

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Estate Of John J. Barrett
    Interest 100
    Home office Montana
    Year 1980

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020480065
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A003521 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-022

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-048

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-081

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-082

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-083

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-135

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-144

  • Deposit

    B535 p. 30

  • Deposit

    B844D pp. 215-216

  • Deposit

    B844Da p. 229

  • Deposit

    TDM1 pp. 18-19

  • Deposit

    OF51 pp. 99-100

  • Deposit

    C317 pp. 3-4

  • Deposit

    B1058I pp. 369-370

  • Deposit

    IC8103 p. 27

  • Deposit

    B1246 p. 223

  • Deposit

    MF371

Comments on the references

  • MALONEY, 1957 (UNPB BM REPORT)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ORIGINAL CLAIM FILED BY BARRETT IN 1914. M.S. 2023 ISSUED IN 1914 ON 40.54 ACRES. SPORADIC STAKING ACTIVITY 1953-1976. NO ACTIVE CLAIMS 1980. THREE SHORT SHAFTS AND ONE ADIT PLUS SEVERAL TRENCHES WERE EXCAVATED BY BARRETT; ALL NOW CAVED IN. MINOR DIAMOND DRILLING BY USBM FAILED TO INTERSECT FRESH SULFIDES. DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF GOSSAN OVER SEVERAL BRECCIA OR SHEAR ZONES IN METASEDIMENTS NEAR A GRANITE CONTACT. ERYTHRITE WAS NOTED AS FINE SURFACE COATINGS ON SLATE (MALONEY, 1957). USGS CRIB A003535 USGS CRIB W000309 USGS CRIB A003550

Reporter information

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