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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10161492
MRDS ID A011261
MAS/MILS ID 0020660103
Record type Site
Current site name Weiler
Alternate or previous names Griess, Silver King No. 18
Related records 10000644

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -150.85509, 63.55287 (WGS84)
Elevation 1021
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 016 S 017 W 04 NWSWSE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Antimony Tertiary
Copper Tertiary
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

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

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -150.85509, 63.55287

Ore body information

  • Strike N40E
    Dip 37N
    Width 1M
    Length 7M
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N40E
    Date of Last Modification 890725

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 National Park

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Gold King Mines
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of a trench and a 2.4 and 7 m long adits.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020660103
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011261 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-129

  • Deposit

    B687 p. 101

  • Deposit

    BMOF24-78 184 pp.

  • Deposit

    BMOF129-84 Locality #58

  • Deposit

    BMOF214-84 p. 12

Reporter information

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