Carlson and Averil Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000600
MRDS ID A011206
Record type Site
Current site name Carlson and Averil Prospect
Related records 10210147

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.45286, 63.34124 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Lead Secondary
Silver Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • POORLY DOCUMENTED; ORE MINERALS UNKNOWN, BUT PROBABLY CHALCOPYRITE, GALENA

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.45286, 63.34124

Comments on the geologic information

  • MINERALIZED LODES REPORTED IN PALEOZOIC ROCKS BORDERING NORTHERN MARGIN OF GRANITIC TERTIARY INTRUSIVES.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discoverer H. Carlson And "Slim" Averil

Mining district

District name Kantishna District

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Comments on development

  • ONLY ASSESSMENT WORK HAS BEEN DONE

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011206

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 792, P. 108

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 77-169A, P. 47 LOC. 45

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-366-36

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit RELATED: MT. EIELSON ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-OCT-84 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey