Unnamed (west side of Donoho Peak)

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001051
MRDS ID A011729
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (west side of Donoho Peak)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -142.98055, 61.56078 (WGS84)
Relative position Western flank of Donoho Peak. Best location: MacKevett, 1976, loc. 115. Accurate within radius of 1,000 feet.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • Ore Material = secondary Cu minerals

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcocite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -142.98055, 61.56078

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Sparsely distributed secondary copper minerals and chalcocite along fault near contact between Triassic Nikolai Greenstone and Triassic Chitistone Limestone.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Nizina

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Explored by a short adit. Type of workings: underground

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011729
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF MC076

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MacKevett, E.M., Jr., 1972, Geologic map of the McCarthy C-6 quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-979, scale 1:63,360.

  • Deposit

    MacKevett, E.M., Jr., 1976, Mineral deposits and occurrences in the McCarthy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-773-B, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = MacKevett, 1976

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Lode; vein
Deposit Other Comments = See also: Regal mine (MC092)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 06-AUG-1997 Leonard, K.R. U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 06-AUG-1997 Elliott, R.L. U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 06-AUG-1997 Richter, D.H. U.S. Geological Survey