Unnamed Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001124
MRDS ID A011811
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -145.55576, 63.03188 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: ADGGS GR13, FIG. 7, LOC. 2 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
Chrysocolla Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -145.55576, 63.03188

Ore body information

  • Strike N 30 W
    Dip 90

Comments on the geologic information

  • VEIN OCCURS IN ALTERED AND HIGHLY FRACTURED ROCK THAT WAS PROBABLY BASALT; OUTCROP IS CUT BY A DARK APHANITIC DIKE; ALTERATION TO EPIDOTE AND CHLORITE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Chistochina

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011811

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR13, P. 11, LOC. 2

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 46-47

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 1/4 IN VEIN OF QUARTZ AND EPIDOTE CONTAINS BORNITE PARTIALLY OXIDIZED TO CHRYSOCOLLA
Deposit ONE OF SEVERAL SMALL CU-OCCURRENCES ON NE FLANK OF PAXSON MT. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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