Unnamed (tributary to East Fork, Iron Creek)

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001432
MRDS ID A012180
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (tributary to East Fork, Iron Creek)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.98579, 62.37764 (WGS84)
Relative position On a small tributary 1/2 mile (800 m) S of the East Fork of Iron Creek; location accurate to within 1/4 mi (400 m) radius (Csejtey and Miller, 1978, loc. 77).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Lead Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Altered host rocks.

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 273
USGS model code 36a
Deposit model name Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Mark3 model number 27

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.98579, 62.37764

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Small veins or replacement pods of sulfides in altered, mafic metavolcanic 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 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 A012180
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TK083

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 = Gold-quartz vein? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 36a?)

Reporter information

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