Friendship Lode

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000090
MRDS ID A010109
Record type Site
Current site name Friendship Lode
Related records 10136937

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.31568, 55.21723 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore

Analytical data

Result BEST ORE HAS 26% CU
Result $1/TON AU (1902 PRICES)

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Marble

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.31568, 55.21723

Ore body information

  • Length 200M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Ore Body Occupies Fault Zone

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

  • SOME SMALL PITS DUG

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010109

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 87.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-433

  • Deposit

    USGS 78-869, P. 70.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1983 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 12-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey