Disk I.

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000327
MRDS ID A010382
Record type Site
Current site name Disk I.
Related records 10185366

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.65421, 60.48706 (WGS84)
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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
Epidote Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Pyrrhotite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Surface Weathering Of Chalcopyrite To Malachite And Azurite

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.65421, 60.48706

Ore body information

  • Strike N55E
    Dip 75E
    Thickness 1.37M
    Length 15.24M

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

  • SHORT ADIT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010382

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 662, P. 211

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 196

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 72.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SHEAR ZONE WITH CRUSHED GREENSTONE RECEMENTED WITH QUARTZ AND EPIDOTE CARRIES SULFIDES

Reporter information

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