Unnamed (northwest of lower Jay Creek)

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001425
MRDS ID A012171
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (northwest of lower Jay Creek)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.84163, 62.77767 (WGS84)
Relative position On Susitna River 1 mi (1.6 km) E of confluence with Jay Creek; location accurate to within 1/4 mi (400 m) (Csejtey and Miller, 1978, loc. 26).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Mineral occurrence model information

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) -147.84163, 62.77767

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Small, sulfide-bearing quartz vein cutting meta-volcanic rocks 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 Valdez Creek

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 A012171
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TK036

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 = Polymetallic vein or gold-quartz vein (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22c or 36a)

Reporter information

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