Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Silver, Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001164
MRDS ID A011861
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -158.18351, 67.24952 (WGS84)
Relative position Located in the Jade Mountains near VABM Jade in T. 21 N., R. 3 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 13 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and is accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).???
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Lead Primary
Silver Secondary
Antimony Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Azurite Ore
Galena Ore
Malachite Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 233
USGS model code 32c
BC deposit profile E02
Deposit model name Kipushi Cu-Pb-Zn (BC name is Carbonate-hosted Cu)
Mark3 model number none

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -158.18351, 67.24952

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Quartz vein cuts limestone and contains malachite, azurite and galena (Brosge' and others, 1967).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Kiana

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Analytical data reported for one sample: 0.3% Cu, .005% Ag, 0.15% Pb, 0.1% Sb (Brosge' and others, 1967).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011861
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF AR005

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Brosge, W.P., Reiser, H.N., and Tailleur, I.L., 1967, Copper analyses of selected samples, southwestern Brooks Range, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 274, 1 sheet.

  • Deposit

    Mayfield, C.F. and Grybeck, D., 1978, Mineral occurrences and resource map of the Ambler river quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-120I, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Brosge' and others, 1967

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Kipushi ?

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 26-OCT-1992 K.R. Leonard U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 26-OCT-1992 R.L. Elliott U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 26-OCT-1992 J.M. Schmidt U.S. Geological Survey