Copper Lode Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000602
MRDS ID A011208
Record type Site
Current site name Copper Lode Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.8723, 63.27873 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
Relative position Within A Radius Of One Mile
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • COPPER CARBONATE STAINS ON SURFACE

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.8723, 63.27873

Ore body information

  • General form LENTICULAR, DISSEMINATED
    Strike N35E
    Dip DEEPLY WEST
    Width 7.62M
    Length 24.38M

Comments on the geologic information

  • DISSEMINATED ORE OCCURS AS LENSES WITHIN A SHATTERED AND OXIDIZED META SEDIMENTARY ROCK, LIMESTONE AND CONGLOMERATE; MINERALIZATION IS PARALLEL TO FAULTING

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Kantishna District

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Comments on the workings information

  • HAS BEEN SOME OPEN CUT WORK

Comments on development

  • VERY LITTLE DEVELOPMENT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011208

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 836, P. 322

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 77-169A, P. 46 LOC. 42

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-366-33

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DEPOSIT IS A MINERALIZED ZONE ALONG A FAULT WHICH STRIKES N 35 E AND DIPS STEEPLY W

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-OCT-84 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 14-APR-95 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PUT DIMENSION DATA INTO THE ORE BODY FIELDS FROM THE DEPOSIT COMMENTS FIELD.