Unnamed Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001339
MRDS ID A012079
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.95209, 58.93446 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
Relative position E. OF CASEMENT GLACIER
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION APPROXIMATED FROM PLATE 1, NO. 4 IN USGS PP 632 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
Molybdenum Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • PYRITE IS THE ONLY MINERAL REPORTED PRESENT

Analytical data

Result COMPOSITE AND GRAB SAMPLES CONTAIN UP TO 500 PPM CU AND 5 PPM MO
Result USGS OFR 85-717, NO. J004

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.95209, 58.93446

Ore body information

  • Thickness 9.14M

Comments on the geologic information

  • ALTERED ZONES CUT GRANITIC ROCK NEAR CONTACT WITH HORNFELS

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/Glacier Bay N.M.

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 A012079

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PP 632, P. 41, PL. 1, LOC. 4

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 78-494, P. C349, PL. 3, NO. 84, PL. 1B

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 17, NO. J004

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-004

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SCATTERED PYRITE IN ALTERED ZONES 5-30 FT THICK; SAMPLES CONTAIN SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF CU AND SOME MO; AEROMAGNETIC ANOMALY ABOUT 2 MI WSW

Reporter information

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