Alteration Creek Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001097
MRDS ID A011783
Record type Site
Current site name Alteration Creek Occurrence
Related records 10258318

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -144.26072, 63.02051 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS I-1031, LOC. 1 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Secondary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore

Analytical data

Result 1.5% CU, 0.02 OZ/TON AU, 0.54 OZ/TON AG, ADGGS GR30, P. 17

Nearby scientific data

(1) -144.26072, 63.02051

Comments on the geologic information

  • VEIN CUTS SILICIFIED, BRECCIATED VOLCANIC ROCKS OF PENNSYLVANIAN TETELNA VOLCANICS

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011783

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR 30, P. 16-18, LOC. 2

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P. 40, LOC. 54

  • Deposit

    USGS I-1031, LOC. 1

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THIN QUARTZ VEINS CARRY CHALCOPYRITE, PYRITE AND MINOR AU AND AG VALVES

Reporter information

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