Alice and Bessie

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Mercury

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10209966
MRDS ID A013437
MAS/MILS ID 0020820002
Record type Site
Current site name Alice and Bessie
Alternate or previous names Mellick, E. W. Parks, Ammeline
Related records 10002498

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -157.35146, 61.79379 (WGS84)
Elevation 240
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
Seward 020 N 045 W 25 NENWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Mercury Primary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -157.35146, 61.79379

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Willis, George H.
    ID 5000047
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1978
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Lyman, Robert
    ID 5000047
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1978

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020820002
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013437 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5000047

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 082-010

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 082-020

  • Deposit

    B622c p. 67

  • Deposit

    B622n p. 266

  • Deposit

    B622o pp. 272, 274, 288

  • Deposit

    B642l p. 259

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    B649 p. 45

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    B655 pp. 139-147

  • Deposit

    B662b pp. 25, 60

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    B666P p. 97

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    B714a pp. 39-40

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    B714b pp. 93-94

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    B722a pp. 23, 60

  • Deposit

    B739a p. 13

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    B739g p. 159

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    B754 p. 117

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    B773a p. 47

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    MR82-1 pp. 24-28

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    B797a p. 41

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    B824a pp. 79-80

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    B836a p. 81

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    B844A p. 79

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    B857A p. 74

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    B864A p. 79

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    B864C pp. 243-244

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    B868A p. 86

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    B880A p. 86

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    B897A p. 97

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    B933A pp. 90-91

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    TDM1 p. 24

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    WAR MINERALS REPORT181

  • Deposit

    IC7379 p. 63

  • Deposit

    RI4065 pp. 5, 8-9, 19-23

  • Deposit

    P268 pp. 4, 65, 70, 105-107, 109-111

  • Deposit

    PE82-5

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    IC7941 p. 12

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    IC8131 pp. 7-8, 13, 15, 34-36

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    MI194-1

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    B1142G p. 7

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    IR MWJ 640103 p. 15

  • Deposit

    B1187 pp. 2, 11-15, 20, 80

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    IC8252 pp. 32, 41-43, 53

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    B1246 pp. 89, 92

  • Deposit

    C615 pp. 16, 18-19

  • Deposit

    MF368

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB A003195 USGS CRIB A003218 PARKS STAKED ORIGINAL CLAIMS 1906. CLAIMS ACTIVE 1974. 120 FLASKS HG PRODUCED PRIOR TO 1924. WORKINGS INCLUDE SURFACE TRENCHES, OPEN CUTS, 525 FOOT ADIT, 240 FOOT DRIFT, A SMALL INCLINED SHAFT, DRILLING (B1187). BEDROCK CONSISTS OF GRAYWACKE AND SHALE OF KUSKOKWIM GROUP INTRUDED BY DIABASIC AND ALTERED DIKES & SILLS. HG OCCURS IN SILL (B1187).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 14-JUN-1985 Bethel U.S. Bureau of Mines