Unnamed Occurrence

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000661
MRDS ID A011285
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Occurrence
Alternate or previous names Quartz Lode 1

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.37236, 63.95515 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Silver Secondary
Lead Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • APPEARS LOW GRADE

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Malachite Ore

Analytical data

Result GRAB SAMPLE ASSAY: 0.65% CU, 0.01% PB, 0.14 OZ/TON AG, ADGGS OFR 98, P. 47 NO. 73

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Rhyolite
    Rock unit name Totatlanika Schist
    Rock description Totatlanika Schist
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Permian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.37236, 63.95515

Ore body information

  • General form VEIN
    Strike N 40 W
    Dip 70 SW
    Thickness 0.91M

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

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Comments on development

  • UNREPORTED UNTIL 1976

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011285

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 40 AND 47, LOC. 73

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 46 LOC. 32

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEIN IN VEIN SYSTEM 2-3 FT THICK WITHIN RHYOLITE PORPHYRY

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1984 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 14-APR-1995 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PUT DIMENSION DATA INTO THE ORE BODY FIELDS FROM THE DEPOSIT COMMENTS FIELD.