Mt. Young No. 2 Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Molybdenum, Gold, Silver, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001363
MRDS ID A012104
Record type Site
Current site name Mt. Young No. 2 Occurrence
Related records 10258637

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.57847, 58.88807 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION APPROXIMATED FROM USGS OFR 85-717; SITE IS MISLABELED J019 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 Secondary
Gold Secondary
Silver Secondary
Tungsten Tertiary

Analytical data

Result 24-FT CHIP SAMPLE TAKEN AT 1/2-FT INTERVALS ACROSS HEAVILY PYRITIZED ZONE CONTAINED 350 PPM CU (AA), 7 PPM MO, .05 PPM AU (AA), 7 PPM AG AND TRACE

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.57847, 58.88807

Comments on the geologic information

  • MINERALIZED ZONES CUT HIGHLY HYDROTHERMALLY ALTERED VOLCANIC (?) ROCKS

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1966

Mining district

District name Juneau/Glacier Bay N.M.

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012104

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PP 632, P. 41, PL. 1, NO. 2

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 78-494, P. C349, PL. III, NO. 81

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, NO. J018 (J019 ON MAP)

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-018

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ANKERITE ZONES UP TO 30 FT THICK AND HEAVILY PYRITIZED ZONES CONTAINING CU, MO, AU, AG AND W
Deposit SEE ALSO: MT. YOUNG NO. 1, MT. YOUNG NO. 3 ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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