Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001185
MRDS ID A011892
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -156.44349, 67.38956 (WGS84)
Relative position South of Peak 4765 in T. 23 N., R. 11 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 46 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978). Location accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).????
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Lead Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Magnetite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -156.44349, 67.38956

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Galena, pyrite and magnetite in float sample of quartz vein.

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 A011892
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF AR040

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

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