Unnamed (west of lake 2710)

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001426
MRDS ID A012172
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (west of lake 2710)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.92468, 62.55764 (WGS84)
Relative position 1/2 mi (800 m) N of lake 2710; 6 1/2 mi (10.4 km) SSE of Daneka Lake; location accurate to within 1/4 mi (400 m) (Csejtey and Miller, 1978, loc. 43).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Secondary
Molybdenum Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Minor pyritic alteration of mafic rocks.

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 78
USGS model code 20c
Deposit model name Porphyry Cu-Au
Mark3 model number 34
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) -148.92468, 62.55764

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Sulfide-bearing quartz veins cut pyritic alteration zone in mafic volcanic rocks of Paleozoic age. Extent of mineralization appears small.

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 A012172
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TK051

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 = Porphyry Cu-Au or polymetallic vein or gold-quartz vein? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 20c, or 22c, or 36a?)
Deposit Model Number = 20c, or 22c, or 36a?

Reporter information

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