Chichagoff

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10282800
MRDS ID A013274
MAS/MILS ID 0021140023
Record type Site
Current site name Chichagoff
Alternate or previous names Degroff Mine, Golden Gate, Young Group, Golden Horn, Marcia, Mills Prospect, Aurum, Sitka, Indiana
Related records 10002356

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -136.09922, 57.66361 (WGS84)
Elevation 20
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 048 S 057 E 36 NWNESE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Primary
Silver Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Arsenopyrite Unknown
Calcite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Gold Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Quartz Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -136.09922, 57.66361

Ore body information

  • Strike N58W
    Dip 68W
    Thickness 1197M
    Width 2M
    Length 1439M
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 SHEAR ZONE
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FRACTURING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. SLIGHT
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 PYRITIZATION
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #2 SERICITIC
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #3 SILICIFICATION
    Strike And Dip N58W
    Date of Last Modification 830503

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1905
Year of first production 1906

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented
Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Golden Sitka Resources
    ID 5001499
    Year 1988

Comments on the ownership information

  • OWNER ADDRESS: COASTAL DEVELOPMENT JOINT VENTURE OLAV LILLEGRAVEN 230 EIGHT STREET JUNEAU, ALASKA 99801 TELE: (907) 586-1072

Production statistics

  • Year 1906
    Description Total Value Of Au:$7250
  • Year 1907
    Description Total Value Of Au:$66072 1227 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 1,227mt
  • Year 1908
    Description Total Value Of Au:$57722 1879 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 1,879mt
  • Year 1909
    Description Total Value Of Au:$20500
  • Year 1910
    Description Total Value Of Au:$160918 3885 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 3,885mt
  • Year 1911
    Description Total Value Of Au:$163437 9595 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 9,595mt
  • Year 1912
    Description Total Value Of Au:$236633 20221 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 20,221mt
  • Year 1913
    Description Total Value Of Au:$234984 19958 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 19,958mt
  • Year 1914
    Description Total Value Of Au:$312657 19958 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 19,958mt
  • Year 1915
    Description Total Value Of Au:$920239 30708 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 30,708mt
  • Year 1916
    Description Total Value Of Au:$815559 33404 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 33,404mt
  • Year 1917
    Description Total Value Of Au:$817664 35193 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 35,193mt
  • Year 1918
    Description Total Value Of Au:$1244438 30824 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 30,824mt
  • Year 1919
    Description Total Value Of Au:$1841813 38271 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 38,271mt
  • Year 1920
    Description Total Value Of Au:$1717418 30158 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 30,158mt
  • Year 1921
    Description Total Value Of Au:$1474706 30713 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 30,713mt
  • Year 1922
    Description Total Value Of Au:$995168 34752 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 34,752mt
  • Year 1923
    Description Total Value Of Au:$533742 10051 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 10,051mt
  • Year 1924
    Description Total Value Of Au:$317476 34715 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 34,715mt
  • Year 1925
    Description Total Value Of Au:$338300 56563 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 56,563mt
  • Year 1926
    Description Total Value Of Au:$351913 23502 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 23,502mt
  • Year 1927
    Description Total Value Of Au:$1450
  • Year 1928
    Description Total Value Of Au:$2503 3150 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 3,150mt
  • Year 1929
    Description Total Value Of Au:$25445 17880 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 17,880mt
  • Year 1930
    Description Total Value Of Au:$9060
  • Year 1931
    Description Total Value Of Au:$641
  • Year 1932
    Description Total Value Of Au:$269200
  • Year 1933
    Description Total Value Of Au:$85114 4523 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 4,523mt
  • Year 1934
    Description Total Value Of Au:$163030
  • Year 1935
    Description Total Value Of Au:$147367 11661 Metric Tons Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Ore Gold Gold 11,661mt
  • Year 1936
    Description Total Value Of Au:$222691
  • Year 1937
    Description Total Value Of Au:$89600
  • Year 1938
    Description Total Value Of Au:$140000

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 11098M
    Overall depth 218M
    Field Value
    MAS Development Schedule # 1
    Mining Record # 1
    Status of Mining Method ACTUAL
    Mining Method OVERHAND SHRINKAGE 10-67
    Hardness of Rock HARDROCK WITH LITTLE WATER
    Rock Characteristics NO PLANES OF WEAKNESS
    Number of Shafts 7
    Avg. Length of Adits (m) 610
    Number of Adits 5
    1st Condition of Workings CAVED AT PORTAL
    2nd Condition of Workings NO MINE ENTRY
    Capacity Units MT ORE/DAY
    Unit Production Cost 4.96
    Units of Production $/MT ORE
    Year of Information 1979

Comments on other economic factors

  • BAUMANN, N.H., MAY 31, 1924 P. 876-879 ENGR & MNG JOUR PRESS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021140023
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013274 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5001499

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 114-062

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 114-063

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    ALASKA KARDEX 114-072

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    ALASKA KARDEX 114-145

  • Reserve-Resource

    AK MINES & G V34N2 pp. 7, 8

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    ADGS AR 1966a pp. 54, 61

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    E&MJ 7905 p. 84, No. 222

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    MR114-1 p. 3

Comments on the references

  • HERDLICK, 1967, 5P. (SEE BACK-UP FILE)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB A003087 USGS CRIB A003113 USGS CRIB W016494

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 18-JUL-1995 Map U.S. Bureau of Mines