Ernest King

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185433
MRDS ID A002975
MAS/MILS ID 0020950246
Record type Site
Current site name Ernest King
Related records 10137035

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -148.71979, 60.78875 (WGS84)
Elevation 213
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Seward 008 N 004 E 15 SWNENE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

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

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -148.71979, 60.78875

Ore body information

  • Strike N20E
    Dip 90N
    Width 0.5M
    Length 30.5M
    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 N20E
    Date of Last Modification 881220

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Earnest King
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1913

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020950246
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A002975 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-182

  • Deposit

    B592j p. 234, plate 9 No. 48

  • Deposit

    I273 # 139

  • Deposit

    MF880A # 143

  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-176).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 20-DEC-1988 Dwb U.S. Bureau of Mines