Morning Star

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10234282
MAS/MILS ID 0020950343
Record type Site
Current site name Morning Star
Alternate or previous names Consolidated

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -147.93648, 60.99847 (WGS84)
Elevation 411
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 011 N 008 E 31 SENWSW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Unknown
Gold Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -147.93648, 60.99847

Ore body information

  • Strike N75E
    Dip 78N
    Width 0.4M
    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
    Strike And Dip N75E
    Date of Last Modification 880427

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner J. E. Groth, E. S. Malone, T. J. Davis, And H. Thisted
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1913

Production statistics

  • Year 1914
    Description Total Reported Production 1914 20 Oz. Au
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 622g

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of two 3 m. shafts.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020950343

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    I273 # 92

  • Deposit

    B592j p. 220.

  • Deposit

    MF880A # 149, 150

  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-142).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 18-MAY-1988 Mpm U.S. Bureau of Mines