Unnamed Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000669
MRDS ID A011293
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.39346, 63.73097 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position Within A 1/2 Mi Radius
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • SMALL SHOWING

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Malachite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.39346, 63.73097

Ore body information

  • Thickness 0.3M

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 A011293

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 98, P. 38 LOC. 65A

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 46 LOC. 27

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DISSEMINATED CHALCOPYRITE WITH SOME MALACHITE STAINING IN 1 FT QUARTZ VEIN SUBPARALLEL TO SCHISTOSITY OF COUNTRY ROCK

Reporter information

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