Lucky Strike Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000223
MRDS ID A010260
Record type Site
Current site name Lucky Strike Occurrence
Related records 10136817

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.95457, 54.89139 (WGS84)
Elevation 152
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Limonite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.95457, 54.89139

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 A010260

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 662, P.72

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 78-863, P.14

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SHEAR ZONE CARRIES SULFIDES AND IS CUT BY QUARTZ VEINLETS WHICH HAVE BUNCHES OF PURE CHALCOPYRITE

Reporter information

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