Siwash Bay

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000383
MRDS ID A010530
Record type Site
Current site name Siwash Bay
Related records 10209838

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.6384, 60.96929 (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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.6384, 60.96929

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

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010530

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 181

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P.212

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit MAY BE A MASSIVE SULFIDE DEPOSIT

Reporter information

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