Eureka Bosart

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10281881
MRDS ID A002235
MAS/MILS ID 0020660027
Record type Site
Current site name Eureka Bosart
Alternate or previous names Twenty-Two Gulch Spur, Bosart, Perserverance, Polaris, Silver Queen 1-3

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -150.89459, 63.55267 (WGS84)
Elevation 975
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
Fairbanks 016 S 017 W 05 N2 Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Tertiary
Lead Primary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Arsenopyrite Unknown
Cerussite Unknown
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown
Tetrahedrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -150.89459, 63.55267

Ore body information

  • Strike N50E
    Dip 75W
    Width 1M
    Length 15M
    Field Value
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N50E
    Date of Last Modification 890725

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 Mixed

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner International Mining And Development Corp.
    Year 1983

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of a 57.9 m long open cut

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020660027
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A002235 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-047

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-108

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-120

  • Deposit

    B849F pp. 371-372

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    BMOF24-78 184 pp.

  • Deposit

    BMOF129-84 Locality 48

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 31-JUL-1989 Mjn U.S. Bureau of Mines