Kio Claims

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000079
MRDS ID A010094
Record type Site
Current site name Kio Claims
Alternate or previous names Fawn

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.13984, 55.1664 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 250(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Secondary
Lead Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result HAND PICKED ORE CONTAINED $26/TON AU (1902 PRICES)

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist > Greenschist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.13984, 55.1664

Ore body information

  • Thickness 1.83M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on the workings information

  • ONE SMALL TUNNEL AND SEVERAL OPEN PITS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010094

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 85.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 347, P. 169-170.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF 433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 113.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 3 PARALLEL VEINS

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-83 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 12-APR-94 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey