Unnamed (head of middle fork Bond Creek)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000764
MRDS ID A011405
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (head of middle fork Bond Creek)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -142.62142, 62.17108 (WGS84)
Relative position Best location: Richter, 1973, USGS I-789, loc. 15. Accurate within 100 ft radius
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -142.62142, 62.17108

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Brecciated and altered volcanic rocks of the upper Paleozoic Tetelna Volcanics cemented by quartz, pyrite and chalcopyrite. Volcanic rocks intruded by small Tertiary porphyry stock.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Chisana

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Type of workings: surface

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011405
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF NB053

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Richter, D.H., 1973, Reconnaissance geological map of the Nabesna A-1 quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map 1-789, scale 1:63,360.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Richter, 1973, USGS I-789

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Lode: breccia pipe?

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 07-FEB-1997 Leonard, K.R. U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 07-FEB-1997 Elliott, R.L. U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 07-FEB-1997 Richter, D.H. U.S. Geological Survey