Unnamed (southwest of Pyramid Peak)

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307570
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (southwest of Pyramid Peak)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.37381, 63.43261 (WGS84)
Relative position This prospect is at an elevation of about 4,400 feet, approximately 1.2 mile southwest of Pyramid Peak. The map site is in the NW1/4 of sec. 20, T. 17 S., R. 4 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1500 feet. This is location 24 of Cox and others (1989).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Primary

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 85
USGS model code 22c
Deposit model name Polymetallic veins
Mark3 model number 46

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.37381, 63.43261

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = The country rocks in the area of this prospect are Upper Triassic shale and siltstone, cut by Lower Tertiary granite. The deposit is described as a gold- and copper-bearing polymetallic vein (Cox and others, 1989).
  • Age = Probably Early Tertiary.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Bonnifield

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = There has been surface exploration only.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF HE150

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Cox, D.P., Light, T.D., Csejtey, Bela, Jr., and Campbell, D.L., 1989, Mineral resource assessment map of the Healy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map, MF-2058-A, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Cox and others, 1989

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Polymetallic veins (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22c)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 07-APR-00 N. Van Wyck Stevens Exploration Management Corporation