George and Mcfarland

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10160942
MRDS ID A010389
MAS/MILS ID 0020950223
Record type Site
Current site name George and Mcfarland
Alternate or previous names Dead Fish No. 1, George and Mcfarland 1-4
Related records 10000333

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -148.30819, 60.94126 (WGS84)
Elevation 140
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
Seward 010 N 006 E 24 NWNWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Arsenopyrite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Gold Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown
Arsenopyrite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Gold Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -148.30819, 60.94126

Ore body information

  • Strike N15W
    Dip 72W
    Width 0.4M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #2 TABULAR
    Type of Orebody #3 DISSEMINATED
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FOLDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N15W
    Date of Last Modification 880427
  • Strike N20W
    Dip 86E
    Width 0.4M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 2
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #2 TABULAR
    Type of Orebody #3 DISSEMINATED
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FOLDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N20W
    Date of Last Modification 880427

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner George, H. And Mc Farland, J. W.
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1911
  • Type Owner
    Owner F. S. Pettyjohn
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1973
  • Type Owner
    Owner James Miller
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1982

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1984
    Inferred 551mt ore
    Total resources 551mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 8.5 g/mt Gold Major 1984
    Silver Ag 6.8 g/mt Silver 1984

Comments on the workings information

  • USGS CRIB A002880 Workings consist of a 14.3 m.-long adit with a 6.1 to 9.1 m. raise to the surface.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020950223
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010389 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-196

  • Deposit

    B592j p. 232, plate 9 No. 39

  • Deposit

    BMB153 p. 43

  • Deposit

    B662h pp. 187-189

  • Deposit

    B692g p. 150

  • Deposit

    I273 # 125

  • Deposit

    MF880A # 130

  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-157).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-APR-88 Dwb U.S. Bureau of Mines