Silver Pick

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185812
MRDS ID A011250
MAS/MILS ID 0020660093
Record type Site
Current site name Silver Pick
Related records 10000635

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -150.94229, 63.54347 (WGS84)
Elevation 869
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 12 SENESW Alaska


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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Arsenopyrite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Siderite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown
Tetrahedrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -150.94229, 63.54347

Ore body information

  • Strike N35E
    Dip 61N
    Width 2M
    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 N35E
    Date of Last Modification 890725

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
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 Kantishna Mines, Ltd.
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of extensive trenching.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020660093
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011250 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-015

  • Deposit

    MR193-3 22 pp.

  • Deposit

    B687 116 pp.

  • Deposit

    B849F pp. 335-348

  • Deposit

    MR66-0 pp. 1-29

  • Deposit

    B836e pp. 301-339

  • Deposit

    BMOF129-84 p. 133 (Locality #32)

Reporter information

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