Red Top Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10183074
MRDS ID A011248
MAS/MILS ID 0020660085
Record type Site
Current site name Red Top Mine
Related records 10000633

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -150.97539, 63.53986 (WGS84)
Elevation 594
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 018 W 11 NWNESE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Antimony Tertiary
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Arsenopyrite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Gold Unknown
Polybasite Unknown
Pyrargyrite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Siderite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown
Tetrahedrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -150.97539, 63.53986

Ore body information

  • Strike N60E
    Dip 85S
    Width 4M
    Field Value
    MAS Column # 1
    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 N60E
    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 Medium
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Kantishna Mines, Ltd.
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of a caved 91.4 m long adit with several stopes and several surface trenches.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020660085
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011248 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    B662k pp. 319-320

  • Deposit

    B687 pp. 101-102

  • Deposit

    B836e pp. 330-331

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    MR66-1 pp. 4-5

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    B849F pp. 370-371

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    B917A p. 30

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    B926A p. 24

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    B933A pp. 24-25

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    MR193-3 p. 2

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    MTA 82 No. E-5

  • Deposit

    MR66-0 pp. 1-29

  • Deposit

    BMOF129-84 pp. 124-126 (Locality 28)

Reporter information

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