Vermont Dome Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001225
MRDS ID A011938
Record type Site
Current site name Vermont Dome Occurrence
Related records 10136183

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.23335, 67.51941 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • NEAR CREST OF S PROJECTING SPUR OF VERMONT DOME, HEAD OF VERMONT CREEK LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Zinc Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • NO ZINC MINERALS REPORTED

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore

Analytical data

Result ZN DETECTED IN ANALYSIS

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.23335, 67.51941

Comments on the geologic information

  • BEDROCK MAPPED AS PHYLLITE AND SILTSTONE UNIT OF DEVONIAN AGE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Koyukuk

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011938

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 200

  • Deposit

    USBM IC 8626, P. 7, NO. 3

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-469-24

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit COPPER SULFIDES AND MALACHITE STAINS, AND QUARTZ VEIN FLOAT (PROBABLY NOT FAR OUT OF PLACE) WITH TRACES OF CU AND ZN
Deposit MINOR CU OCCURRENCE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-86 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey