Hyder Lead

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10210070
MRDS ID A010235
MAS/MILS ID 0021180033
Record type Site
Current site name Hyder Lead
Alternate or previous names Joe-Joe, Joe Jackson & Joe Neary, Jackson & Hummel, Alaska Comstock, Texas Creek Comstock, Fortuna, Al Philips, New Lead, Lone Star, Hyder Lead Mines, Amalgamated Mines
Related records 10000198

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -130.24756, 56.04147 (WGS84)
Elevation 1260
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
Copper River 067 S 098 E 22 SESWSW Alaska


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

Materials information

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

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -130.24756, 56.04147

Ore body information

  • Thickness 30M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 1M
    Length 119M
    Area 10HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 SHEAR ZONE
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control CONTACT ZONE
    Secondary Ore Control FRACTURING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. SLIGHT
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 PROPYLITIC
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #2 SILICIFICATION
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Total Surface Area (HA) 10
    Date of Last Modification 830321

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1923

Mining district

District name Hyder District

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner El Paso Natural Gas
    ID 5000063
    Year 1977
  • Type Operator
    Owner Granduc
    ID 5000063
    Year 1988

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021180033
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010235 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5000063

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-016

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-082C

  • Deposit

    B773d pp. 75, 77, 91-93

  • Deposit

    MR195-10 p. 191

  • Deposit

    MR191-2 p. 4

  • Deposit

    B800 p. 317

  • Deposit

    B807 pp. 43, 48, 102-108

  • Deposit

    B824a p. 17

  • Deposit

    B844A p. 17

  • Deposit

    MR191-4 pp. 3-4

  • Deposit

    IC7379 p. 42

  • Deposit

    B1024B p. 30

  • Deposit

    B1024F p. 140

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    BITTENBENDER & OTHERS, 1993, USBM OFR11-93, PP. 19, 39-40

Comments on the references


Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 03-MAY-1993 Peb U.S. Bureau of Mines