Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10209890
MRDS ID A011535
MAS/MILS ID 0020860068
Record type Site
Current site name Patten
Alternate or previous names Swanport
Related records 10000881

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -146.38315, 61.0829 (WGS84)
Elevation 106
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
Copper River 009 S 007 W 13 SENESW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Unknown
Gold Unknown
Nickel Iron Unknown
Silver Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -146.38315, 61.0829

Ore body information

  • 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
    Date of Last Modification 881017

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 Mixed

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner W. E. Patten
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1917

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings reported to consist of 121.9 m. of drifting. Site of Trans Alaska Pipeline Terminal.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020860068
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011535 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 086-090

  • Deposit

    B692g p. 151

  • Deposit

    B1139 363 pp.

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  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality V-33).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-OCT-1988 Rdc U.S. Bureau of Mines