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Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001179
MRDS ID A011882
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -157.1935, 67.30954 (WGS84)
Relative position Location is on ridge north of VABM Sleet in T. 22 N., R. 8 W., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 35 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).???
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Marble

Nearby scientific data

(1) -157.1935, 67.30954

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Malachite staining on discontinuous lens of marble.

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

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011882
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF AR034

Bibliographic references

  • 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 = Mayfield and Grybeck, 1978

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Other Comments = Minor Cu showing in area of known Ambler sequence volcanogenic Cu-Zn deposits.

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