Silver Shield

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10233886
MRDS ID A011844
MAS/MILS ID 0020770019
Record type Site
Current site name Silver Shield
Alternate or previous names Silver Shield Nos. 2-27, William H. Buck, Slana Co., Aw and Lessee, Ahtell Creek, Flat Creek, Wm. Buck, Mok. S. Richards
Related records 10001149

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -144.04433, 62.75528 (WGS84)
Elevation 1097
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 011 N 007 E 11 NENWNE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Gold Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Primary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -144.04433, 62.75528

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 Federal

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020770019
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011844 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 077-049

  • Deposit

    GR6 p. 8

  • Deposit

    GR21 pp. 32, 49

  • Deposit

    C593 pp. 2-3

  • Deposit


Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-FEB-1988 Mirl-Wlg U.S. Bureau of Mines