Silver Fox Mine

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead, Molybdenum, Silver, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10257640
MRDS ID A015414
MAS/MILS ID 0020490020
Record type Site
Current site name Silver Fox Mine
Alternate or previous names Cottonwood, Silvertone, Busty Belle, Freeman and Scharf, Tury Anderson, Fred Wackwitz
Related records 10002922

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -147.57235, 65.00967 (WGS84)
Elevation 524
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
Fairbanks 002 N 001 E 09 SESWSW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Molybdenum Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -147.57235, 65.00967

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner University Of Alaska
    ID 5001426
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1984

Comments on the ownership information

  • U. OF ALASKA PURCHASED MINE IN 1977 FOR STUDENT TRAINING. PREVIOUS OWNER TURY ANDERSON & FRED WACKWITZ. U. OF AK. PURCHASED 13 STATE CLAIMS AND 4 FED. UNPAT CLAIMS.

Comments on the production information

  • MSHA MID 5000057 USGS CRIB D002638 ABOUT 60 TONS ORE MINED 1957, 8 TONS 1958 FROM OPEN CUTS. USGS CRIB A001870 USGS CRIB A001788 MSHA ID 5000498

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020490020
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015414 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5001426

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 049-020

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 049-085

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 049-110

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 049-113

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 049-151

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 049-285

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 049-435

  • Deposit

    B520c p. 32

  • Deposit

    B525b p. 198

  • Deposit

    B542i p. 184

  • Deposit

    B1246 p. 218

  • Deposit

    P625D p. 13

  • Deposit

    MF413

  • Deposit

    ALASKA MINER 7712 p. 9

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-JUN-1985 Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines