Barnette Creek Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Chromium, Nickel, Platinum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000929
MRDS ID A011597
Record type Site
Current site name Barnette Creek Prospect
Related records 10113013

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.85123, 61.73016 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 83 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary
Nickel Secondary
Platinum Secondary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.85123, 61.73016

Comments on the geologic information

  • COUNTRY ROCK: SERPENTINIZED ULTRAMAFICS CUT BY DACITE DIKES

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011597

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 83

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-80-892B-83

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEE ALSO: HEAVENLY RIDGE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit TEST PITS IN SERPENTINIZED ULTRAMAFIC ROCKS; NO OTHER DATA OTHER THAN REPORT OF PRESENCE OF CR, NI AND POSSIBLY PT IN MAGMATIC DEPOSIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey