Moneta-Porcupine Mining Co. Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001099
MRDS ID A011785
Record type Site
Current site name Moneta-Porcupine Mining Co. Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -145.99107, 63.31633 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: ADGGS GR 14, FIGURE 2, LOC. 6 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991). ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :49?

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Serpentinite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -145.99107, 63.31633

Comments on the geologic information

  • COUNTRY ROCK IS MAINLY BROWN HORNBLENDE AND DIOPSIDE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Delta River

Comments on development

  • STAKED IN 1964 BY MARK ROGERS FOR MONETA-PORCUPINE CO.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011785

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR14, P.27-28, 33 LOC.6

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-169A, P.38, LOC.23

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit TACTITE IN METASERPENTINITE CONTAINS SPARSE CHALCOPYRITE AND BORNITE LOCALLY; TACTITE ABOUT 3 FT THICK; APPARENT STRIKE: N 55 E

Reporter information

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