Jualin Mine Jualin Gold Property

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10282821
MRDS ID A012016
MAS/MILS ID 0021120052
Record type Site
Current site name Jualin Mine Jualin Gold Property
Alternate or previous names Jualin, Jualin Mines Co., Alaska Gold Mining Co, Indiana Group, Alaska Goldfields Corp., S.E. Alaska Mng. Corp., Minerva MS 0265, Pat# 032264, Banshee MS 0261, Pat# 032264, Cover MS 0265, Pat# 032264, Falls MS 0880, Pat# 093684, Jean Burke MS 0578, Pat 041983, Independence MS 0578, Pat# 041983, Lucky Chance MS 0578, Pat# 041983, Wonder MS 0578, Pat# 041983, Rover MS 0578, Pat# 041983, Ophir & Hard MS 0578, Pat# 041983, Hard Scrabble MS 0578,Pat# 041983, Diana MS 0880, Pat# 93684, Thomas No. 6, Rose MS 0578, Pat #41983, Humming Bird Ms676, Pat #44765, Mystery MS 676, Pat #44765, Grace Ms676, Pat #44765, Victor Ms676, Pat #44765, Undine Et Al M.S.Ms762,Pat #18338, Jualin Gold Property, Ak Au Min Co of Indiana, Undine MS 0264, Pat# 032264, Last Chance MS 0578, Pat# 041983, Trixie MS 0578, Pat# 041983, Indomitable MS 0676, Pat# 044765, Perhaps MS 676, Pat #44765
Related records 10107522

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -135.04706, 58.84085 (WGS84)
Elevation 210
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 15 NENENW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Arsenopyrite Unknown
Azurite Unknown
Calcite Unknown
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Gold Unknown
Malachite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Quartz Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -135.04706, 58.84085

Ore body information

  • Strike N50W
    Dip 70E
    Thickness 1385M
    Depth to top 165M
    Width 2000M
    Length 7300M
    Area 10HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 STOCKWORK
    Shape of Orebody #2 PIPELIKE
    Type of Orebody #3 SHEAR ZONE
    Shape of Orebody #3 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control CONTACT ZONE
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. INTENSE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 PROPYLITIC
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #2 SERICITIC
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #3 PYRITIZATION
    Strike And Dip N50W
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 5
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Total Surface Area (HA) 10
    Date of Last Modification 900822

Comments on the geologic information

  • COMPOSED OF QUARTZ FISSURE FILLINGS AND STOCKWORKS IN SHEAR ZONES WITHIN JUALIN DIORITE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant Yes
Discovery year 1895
Mining method Open Stope - Other Open Stope Methods
Year of first production 1896
Milling method Leach-Precipitation-Float

Comments on exploration

  • EXPLORATION METHODS EMPLOYED 1886 THRU 1930 WITH LESSER ACTIVITY TO PRESENT.

Mining district

District name Juneau District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Coeur D'Alene Mines Corp.
    Interest 100
    Home office Idaho
    Year 1994
    First year 1993
  • Type Owner
    Owner International Curator Resources Ltd., (Icr)
    Interest 60
    Home office Canada
    Year 1994
    Last year 1993
  • Type Owner
    Owner Granges Exploration Ltd.
    Interest 40
    Year 1993
  • Type Unknown
    Owner Curator American
    Home office Colorado
    Year 1988

Comments on the ownership information

  • COEUR ACQUIRED THIS PROPERTY IN 1993-1995 FROM INTERNATIONAL CURATOR RESOURCES, LTD. (ICR).

Production statistics

  • Year 1896
    Description 25511 Dollars
  • Year 1897
    Description 78480 Dollars
  • Year 1898
    Description 45769 Dollars
  • Year 1899
    Description 49292 Dollars
  • Year 1900
    Description 81477 Dollars
  • Year 1901
    Description 46741 Dollars
  • Year 1905
    Description 74429 Dollars
  • Year 1906
    Description 50892 Dollars
  • Year 1907
    Description 22050 Dollars
  • Year 1915
    Description 19090 Dollars
  • Year 1916
    Description 72051 Dollars
  • Year 1917
    Description 186691 Dollars
  • Year 1919
    Description 2580 Dollars
  • Year 1920
    Description 496 Dollars
  • Year 1928
    Description 3000 Dollars

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION VALUED AT $ 1,405,679 1895-1920. MAINLY AS AU

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1983
    Total resources 90mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 8.7 g/mt Gold Major 1983
  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1983
    Total resources 9,979mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 3.4 g/mt Gold Major 1983
  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1992
    Demonstrated 970,000mt ore
    Indicated 970,000mt ore
    Total resources 970,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 11.8 g/mt Gold Major 1992
  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1993
    Total resources 952,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 13.8 g/mt Gold Major 1993
  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1997
    Inferred 970,143mt ore
    Total resources 970,143mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 11.96 g/mt Gold Major 1997

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • AS OF 1995 CAN NOT UPDATE RESOURCES; DATA NOT AVAILABLE.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Overall depth 503M
    Field Value
    MAS Development Schedule # 1
    Mining Record # 1
    Status of Mining Method PROPOSED
    Mining Method OTHER OPEN STOPE METHODS
    Percent Waste Rock 8
    Percent Recovery 85
    Hardness of Rock UNKNOWN
    Rock Characteristics UNKNOWN
    Rock Support Chars. SUPPORTING
    Mine Support Chars. UNKNOWN
    Number of Shafts 2
    Length of Inclines (m) 274
    Number of Inclines 1
    Capacity 650
    Capacity Units MT ORE/DAY
    Unit Production Cost 32.23
    Units of Production $/MT ORE
    Operating Days per Year 350
    Operating Shifts per Day 2
    Year of Information 1990

Comments on the workings information

  • UNDERG. WORKINGS 20,922 FT. ALSO MANY TRENCHES & PITS.

Comments on other economic factors

  • APPROX. 4 MI FROM JUALIN MINE TO DEEP WATER WHARF IN JUALIN COVE. EST. 2 MI FROM OLD TOWN OF COMET TO OLD DEEP WATER WHARF. SUFFICIENT WATER ONSITE.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021120052
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012016 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    AS OF 1997: OWNERSHIP SOURCE IS COEUR D' ALENE MINING CORP.,

  • Ownership

    1994, FROM 10-K REPORT.

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-007

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-008

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-009

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-010

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-012

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-013

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-014

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-016

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-017

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-018

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-019

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-097

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-122

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-123

  • Reserve-Resource

    SR33, P12.

  • Reserve-Resource

    DGGS IC 35, P10, 1992

  • Reserve-Resource

    RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1996/97, P124.

  • Deposit

    B225 p. 38

  • Deposit

    B259d p. 54

  • Deposit

    B284e pp. 32-34

  • Deposit

    B314d pp. 57-58

  • Deposit

    B345e p. 90

  • Deposit

    B379d p. 71

  • Deposit

    B442d pp. 136-138

  • Deposit

    B446 pp. 38-48

  • Deposit

    B480d p. 67

  • Deposit

    B520c p. 26

  • Deposit

    B542c p. 32

  • Deposit

    B592d p. 59

  • Deposit

    B622c p. 41

  • Deposit

    B622f p. 101

  • Deposit

    B642d p. 77

  • Deposit

    BMB142 pp. 35, 36, 52

  • Deposit

    BMB153 pp. 23-24

  • Deposit

    B662d pp. 77-83, plate 6

  • Deposit

    B692b p. 29

  • Deposit

    B712a p. 30

  • Deposit

    B714d pp. 107-108

  • Deposit

    B722a p. 36

  • Deposit

    B755a pp. 24-25

  • Deposit

    B800 pp. 317-318, 345-346

  • Deposit

    MR112-6

  • Deposit

    B813a p. 14

  • Deposit

    B824a p. 16

  • Deposit

    B868A p. 16

  • Deposit

    MR112-8

  • Deposit

    PE112-14

  • Deposit

    PE112-15

  • Deposit

    GC1

  • Deposit

    GC6

  • Deposit

    ADGS AR 1966a p. 60

  • Deposit

    MF435

  • Deposit

    OF81-122

  • Deposit

    AMR 81-82 p. 17

  • Deposit

    MTA 82 No. F-16

  • Deposit

    AK MINE LICENSE-1983

  • Deposit

    SR33 p. 12

  • Deposit

    SR38 p. 13

  • Deposit

    MR112-2

  • Deposit

    REDMAN NEWSPAPER 1987pp. 18-19

  • Deposit

    RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY 1996-97, P124.

  • Deposit

    AMERICAN MINES HANDBOOK, 1996, P69.

  • Deposit

    COEUR D' ALENE MINES CORP. ANNUAL REPORTS, 1994-1996.

Comments on the references

  • PITTMAN, T.L., 1966, USBM UNPUB. REPT., 4 P.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GENERATE ELECTRICAL POWER ON SITE. NEAREST POWER AT PORT SNETTISHAM. POWER LINES 25 AIR MILES FROM DEPOSIT. USGS CRIB A001529 USGS CRIB A001541 DISCOVERED 1895.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 13-JUN-97 Buckingham, David A. U.S. Bureau of Mines