Eureka Claim

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000604
MRDS ID A011211
Record type Site
Current site name Eureka Claim
Alternate or previous names Eureka Group
Related records 10112739

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.85289, 63.54679 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
(click for info)

Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Lead Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • BASED ON UNDOCUMENTED REPORT OF "CONSIDERABLE COPPER" IN ORES LISTED

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Malachite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.85289, 63.54679

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; Kantishna Mining Area

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 A011211

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 687; P. 101-102

  • Deposit

    A.D.G.G.S. OPEN FILE 98; P. 34 LOC. 38

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 77-169A; P. 44 LOC. 10

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit RELATED TO BANJO MINE, RED TOP MINING COMPANY; DATA FOR THIS LOCALE AND BANJO OFTEN LUMPED IN THE LITERATURE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-OCT-1984 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey