Unnamed Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001253
MRDS ID A011972
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -152.06507, 67.54133 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ADGGS OFR 133 B, PLATE 1, SAMPLE NO. 84 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
Silver Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore
Covellite Ore
Malachite Ore

Analytical data

Result 100 PPM AG, MORE THAN 20,000 PPM CU, GRAB SAMPLE, ADGGS OFR 133 B, NO. 84, TABLE

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist > Calc-Silicate Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -152.06507, 67.54133

Comments on the geologic information

  • SCHISTOSITY CUTS QUARTZ VEINS

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 State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011972

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS OFR 133 B, SAMPLE 84

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ABUNDANT BORNITE, SUBORDINATE COVELLITE AND TRACE CHALCOPYRITE ALTERED TO MALACHITE; IN SCHIST; AG DETECTED IN ANALYSIS
Deposit SEE ALSO: DEPOSIT NO. MF-6 (VABM ALLEN) ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1986 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey