Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Uranium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001198
MRDS ID A011909
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -156.38349, 67.41956 (WGS84)
Relative position Located southwest of Shishakshinovik Pass in T. 23 N., R. 11 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 80 by 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
Copper Primary
Uranium Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • Ore Material = Metatorbernite (hydrated copper uranyl phosphate)

Nearby scientific data

(1) -156.38349, 67.41956

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Metatorbernite coating quartzite talus from south side of cirque basin.

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 A011909
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF AR039

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