Unnamed (north of Talkeetna River)

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Silver, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001421
MRDS ID A012167
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (north of Talkeetna River)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.71967, 62.50458 (WGS84)
Relative position About 1/2 mi (800 m) W of small unnamed lake in extreme SW corner of SE 1/4 of Talkeetna Mountains C-4 quadrangle; 1 mi (1.6 km) NE of Talkeetna River; location accurate to within 1/4 mi (400 m) (Csejtey and Miller, 1978, loc. 45).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Copper Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • Ore Material = silver mineral

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Limonite Ore
Malachite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Silver Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Iron oxide

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 83
USGS model code 22a
Deposit model name Volcanic-hosted Cu-As-Sb
Model code 85
USGS model code 22c
Deposit model name Polymetallic veins
Mark3 model number 46
Model code 273
USGS model code 36a
Deposit model name Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Mark3 model number 27

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.71967, 62.50458

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Small Cu-bearing shear zone occurs in mafic meta-volcanic rock of Paleozoic age.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Yentna

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Type of workings: Surface

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012167
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TK053

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Csejtey, Bela, Jr., and Miller, R.J., 1978, Map and table describing metalliferous and selected nonmetalliferous mineral deposits in the Talkeetna Mountains quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-558-B, 20 p., 1 plate, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Singer, D.A., Csejtey, Bela, Jr., and Miller, R.J., 1978, Map and discussion of the metalliferous and selected nonmetalliferous mineral resources of the Talkeetna Mountains quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 78-588-Q, 33 p., 1 plate, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., and Csejtey, Bela, Jr., 1980, Summaries of data on and lists of references to metallic and selected nonmetallic mineral deposits in the Talkeetna Mountains quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-716, 63 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Csejtey and Miller, 1978

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Volcanic-hosted Cu-As-Sb, or polymetallic vein, or gold-quartz vein? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22a, or 22c, or 36a?)
Deposit Model Number = 22a, or 22c, or 36a?

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1996 Riehle, J. U.S. Geological Survey