Alaska Lead & Silver

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Lead, Silver, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10233894
MAS/MILS ID 0021200108
Record type Site
Current site name Alaska Lead & Silver
Alternate or previous names Alaska Lead and Silver 1-16

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -131.47257, 55.38724 (WGS84)
Elevation 35
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 075 S 092 E 08 NENW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -131.47257, 55.38724

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1967
Year of first production 1970

Mining district

District name Kmd

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021200108

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 120-129

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit BOTH ADITS OPEN IN 1992. LOWER ADIT EXPOSES QTZ VEIN IN SHEAR VEIN HAS BEEN STOPED 40 FT ABOVE ADIT LEVEL. QTZ CONTAINS SPHALERITE, GALENA. MINIMAL SILVER IS PRESENT. MILL FOUND IN REMARKABLY GOOD SHAPE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 25-JAN-1993 Kmm U.S. Bureau of Mines