Gossan Peak

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Lead, Silver, Tin, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10161533
MAS/MILS ID 0020670198
Record type Site
Current site name Gossan Peak
Alternate or previous names Sheep Creek

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -148.28616, 63.92403 (WGS84)
Elevation 1550
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 011 S 004 W 35 NWNENW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Tin Tertiary
Zinc Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cassiterite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -148.28616, 63.92403

Ore body information

  • Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 MASS SULFIDE
    Type of Orebody #2 STRATABOUND
    Date of Last Modification 910524

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Bonnifield District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on the ownership information

  • BEAR CREEK MINING CO. DRILLED A 425-FT HOLE IN 1977 SHOWING 350 FT OF MINERALIZED CHERT AND SCHIST. BUMINES TESTING OF THIS DRILL CORE YIELDED AVERAGE GRADES OF 1.4% ZINC, 0.6% LEAD, 0.035% TIN, AND 0.3 OZ/TON SILVER. FROM THIS, BUMINES INFERS 5.5 MILLION LBS SN CONTAINED IN 750 FT OF EXPOSED MINERALIZATION.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020670198

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BUMINES RI 9256, 1989

  • Deposit

    BUMINES IC 9037, 1987

  • Deposit

    USGS GQ-805, 1970

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-AUG-1991 Buteyn U.S. Bureau of Mines