Middle Peak Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001276
MRDS ID A012003
Record type Site
Current site name Middle Peak Occurrence
Related records 10283026

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.25533, 58.25947 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: USGS OFR 85-717, FIG 1, NO. J182 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
Lead Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.25533, 58.25947

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Juneau

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on development

  • NUMEROUS PROSPECTS ON ISOLATED QUARTZ VEINS IN THE SURROUNDING AREA

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012003

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS I-303, LOC. 8

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR85-717, P. 195

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-182

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit QUARTZ VEINS CONTAINING MINOR AMOUNTS OF PYRITE, CHALCOPYRITE AND SECONDARY CU MINERALS; VEINS ALSO CONTAIN A LITTLE GALENA LOCALLY

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey