Unnamed (north of upper Baultoff Creek)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000776
MRDS ID A011419
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (north of upper Baultoff Creek)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -141.3086, 62.15027 (WGS84)
Relative position Best location: Richter and others, 1973, USGS I-807, loc. 3. 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) -141.3086, 62.15027

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Massive quartz vein containing minor pyrite and chalcopyrite in marine volcaniclastic rocks of Permian age.

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 A011419
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF NB096

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Richter, D.H., Matson, N.A., Jr., and Smoll, H.R., 1973, Reconnaissance geologic map of the Nabesna A-1 quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map 1-807, scale 1:63,360.

  • Deposit

    Richter, D.H., Singer, D.A., and Cox, D.P., 1975, Mineral resources map of the Nabesna quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-655-K, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Richter and others, 1973, USGS I-807

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Lode; vein

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