Bessie Williams

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10282598
MRDS ID A011449
MAS/MILS ID 0020860027
Record type Site
Current site name Bessie Williams
Alternate or previous names Mammoth Mining Co.
Related records 10000801

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -146.76427, 61.15019 (WGS84)
Elevation 1005
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
Copper River 008 S 009 W 25 SENENW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -146.76427, 61.15019

Ore body information

  • Strike N50W
    Dip 80N
    Width 0.9M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 SHEAR ZONE
    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
    Strike And Dip N50W
    Date of Last Modification 881017

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 Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Mammoth Mining Co.
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1914

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020860027
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011449 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 086-044

  • Deposit

    B622j pp. 153, 186

  • Deposit

    B1246 pp. 66, 68

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    OF79-1241 167pp

  • Deposit

    B1139 363pp.

  • Deposit


  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218pp., (locality V-68)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEE MAS NO. 0020860026. Workings consist of a 7.6m.-long adit.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-OCT-1988 Mirl-Dwb U.S. Bureau of Mines