Byers Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000307
MRDS ID A010356
Record type Site
Current site name Byers Prospect
Related records 10282671

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.44284, 60.87763 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • DEPOSIT NUMBER IS THE MAP LOCATION NUMBER FROM MF-880A. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991). 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

Comments on the commodity information

  • PRESENCE OF COPPER UNCERTAIN

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock
    Rock unit name Orca Group
    Rock description Orca Group
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Paleocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.44284, 60.87763

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound District

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010356

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 194

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 880A, PAGE 44

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GOLD COPPER PROSPECT IS MENTIONED IN LITERATURE & ON MAPS, BUT NO OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey