Unnamed (northeast of Long Lake)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307483
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (northeast of Long Lake)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -144.14264, 62.82968 (WGS84)
Relative position This occurrence is at an elevation of about 4,300 feet on the north flank of a ridge about one mile northeast of of Long Lake . It is in the NE1/4NE1/4, section 17, T. 12 N., R. 7 E., Copper River Meridian.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • Gangue = Carbonate

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 110
USGS model code 38a
BC deposit profile B02
Deposit model name Lateritic Ni

Nearby scientific data

(1) -144.14264, 62.82968

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = A gold-bearing vein was reported at this occurrence by WGM Inc. (1980, fig. 3). The country rock is a coarse-grained porphyritic, quartz monzonite phase of the Pennsylvanian to Permian, Ahtell pluton.
  • Age = Emplaced subseqent to or is related to the border phase of the Pennsylvanian to Permian, Ahtell pluton.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Chistochina

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Only exposed in outcrop.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF GU028

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Richter, D.H., 1966, Geology of the Slana district on south-central Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys Geological Report 2l, 36b p., 3 sheets, scale 1:63,360.

  • Deposit

    WGM Inc., 1980, 1979 Summary report of gold potential, Slana District, Ahtna project: WGM Inc., 10 p., 1:63,360-scale map. (Report held by Ahtna Mineral Co., Anchorage, Alaska).

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = WGM Inc., 1980

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Low-sulfide gold-quartz lode (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 38a)
Deposit Other Comments = Additional information can be obtained from Ahtna Minerals in Anchorage, Alaska.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 06-DEC-00 W.T. Ellis Alaska Earth Sciences
Reporter 06-DEC-00 Hawley, C.C. Hawley Resource Group
Reporter 06-DEC-00 W.J. Nokleberg U.S. Geological Survey