Shoo Fly Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10258156
MRDS ID A010528
MAS/MILS ID 0020950072
Record type Site
Current site name Shoo Fly Prospect
Related records 10093953

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -148.19562, 60.09344 (WGS84)
Elevation 422
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 001 S 007 E 14 NESWNE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Pyrrhotite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -148.19562, 60.09344

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.6M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FOLDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. NONE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Date of Last Modification 880427

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
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

Comments on the workings information

  • Three adits: 67.4 m. long, 2.7 m. long, and 123.4 m. long. Two open cuts: 18.6 m. long and 1.8 m. long.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020950072
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010528 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-089

  • Deposit

    B783a p. 21

  • Deposit

    PE95-3 2 pp.

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-24).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-APR-88 AHC U.S. Bureau of Mines