Unnamed Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000399
MRDS ID A010562
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.84945, 60.01649 (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
Pyrite Gangue

Analytical data

Result 700 PPM CU, 500 PPM ZINC FROM SEMIQUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
    Rock unit name Orca Group;Orca Group
    Rock description Orca Group;Orca Group

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.84945, 60.01649

Ore body information

  • Thickness 7M
    Length 75M

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 Park

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010562

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 265

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 251

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit REDDISH BROWN GOSSAN HAS SULFER ODOR

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 13-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey