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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10209535
MRDS ID A012201
MAS/MILS ID 0020760002
Record type Site
Current site name Mint
Alternate or previous names Wertz, Harry, Mely, Thomas, Lovern, Shaw, John, Bradley, Waring, Portage Cr R L, Mint Mine, Cheechako Moose 1-5,7-30, Locke, Bernard, Wallman, John, Rl Portage River, Trudy, Judy, Ruby, Ella B, Thomas, Geo, Bryant, Fred, Portage Cr
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Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -149.36108, 62.86398 (WGS84)
Elevation 393
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Seward 032 N 001 W 18 NW Alaska


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

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -149.36108, 62.86398

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1923
Year of first production 1926

Mining district

District name Valdez Creek District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Production statistics

  • Year 1926
    Description Minor Silver Ore 5400
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Silver Silver 167,959g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020760002
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012201 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 076-011

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 076-022

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 076-035

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 076-061

  • Deposit

    B773a pp. 13, 43-44

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    B797a p. 37

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    B810a p. 50

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    B813a p. 23

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    B836a p. 23

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    B880A p. 66

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    B910A p. 81

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    B926C p. 190

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    OF51 pp. 78, 81

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    B1246 p. 27

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    USBM OFR 34-90

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 03-SEP-1992 Jmk U.S. Bureau of Mines