Westcott Claim

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000139
MRDS ID A010171
Record type Site
Current site name Westcott Claim

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.15177, 55.07001 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • MAY BE PART OF NIBLACK PROPERTY LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.15177, 55.07001

Ore body information

  • Thickness 36.58M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010171

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 642, P. 90.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 223.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit BODY OF PYRITE CONTAINS SOME CHALCOPYRITE AND SILICIOUS GANGUE
Deposit DEPOSIT IS LOW GRADE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1983 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey