Chamberlain Bay

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000313
MRDS ID A010362
Record type Site
Current site name Chamberlain Bay

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.19867, 60.87041 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(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).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Basalt Altered To Greenstone

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Mafic Volcanic Rock > Basalt
    Rock unit name Orca Group
    Rock description Orca Group
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.19867, 60.87041

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 A010362

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 192

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 54

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ STRINGERS WITH SULFIDES IN GREENSTONE SHEETED DIKES

Reporter information

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