Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10256263
MRDS ID A010350
MAS/MILS ID 0020950352
Record type Site
Current site name Banner
Alternate or previous names Christopher
Related records 10000302

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -148.29649, 60.92126 (WGS84)
Elevation 45
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Seward 010 N 006 E 25 SESESE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

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

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -148.29649, 60.92126

Ore body information

  • Width 1.4M
    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
    Date of Last Modification 880427

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 National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner C. Christopher
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1915
  • Type Owner
    Owner F. S. Pettyjohn
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1973

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of a 121.9 m.-long adit.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020950352
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010350 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-268

  • Deposit

    I273 # 125a

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    B592j p. 232, pl. IX, # 39.

  • Deposit

    B662h pp. 187-189.

  • Deposit

    B692g p. 150.

  • Deposit

    BMB153 p. 43.

  • Deposit

    MF880A # 268.

  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-158).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-APR-1988 Mpm U.S. Bureau of Mines