Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10258290
MRDS ID A012100
MAS/MILS ID 0021120095
Record type Site
Current site name Johnson
Alternate or previous names Nowell Mng.& Mill. Co., The Needle, Kensington Mines, Northern Bell, Northern Light Ex#1ms380,Pat#36093, Northern Light Ex#2ms380,Pat#36093, No. Bell Gold Min. Co., Northern Light Ms380, Pat# 36096
Related records 10001360

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -135.06816, 58.86505 (WGS84)
Elevation 815
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
Copper River 035 S 062 E 03 SWSWNW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Quartz Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -135.06816, 58.86505

Ore body information

  • Strike N15W
    Dip 67S
    Thickness 18M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 457M
    Length 530M
    Area 400HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 SHEAR ZONE
    Shape of Orebody #2 TABULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FRACTURING
    Secondary Ore Control FAULTING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. SLIGHT
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 PROPYLITIC
    Strike And Dip N15W
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Total Surface Area (HA) 400
    Date of Last Modification 830321

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
Discovery year 1900

Mining district

District name Juneau District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented
Type of mineral rights Located Claim

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 0021120095
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012100 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-012

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-013

  • Deposit

    B284e pp. 32-33

  • Deposit

    B287 pp. 135-137

  • Deposit

    B446 pp. 43-44

  • Deposit

    B622f p. 101

  • Deposit

    B642d p. 77

  • Deposit

    B662d pp. 82-83

  • Deposit

    B1246 p. 160

  • Deposit


  • Deposit


  • Deposit


Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 29-MAR-88 Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines