White Elephant

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10160441
MRDS ID A015395
MAS/MILS ID 0020490034
Record type Site
Current site name White Elephant
Related records 10002906

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -147.44325, 65.03998 (WGS84)
Elevation 549
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Fairbanks 003 N 001 E 31 C SESE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -147.44325, 65.03998

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
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 BLM Administrative Area

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020490034
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015395 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 049-225

  • Deposit

    B542i p. 188

  • Deposit

    B592q p. 348

  • Deposit

    B849B p. 114

  • Deposit

    P625D p. 12

  • Deposit

    MF413

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ONE LENS OF GALENA 9X5 FEET BY 5 INCHES WAS MILLED, SAID TO HAVE CARRIED CONSIDERABLE SILVER (B 592 P. 348).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-JUN-1985 Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines