Unnamed (in south tributary to upper Iron Creek)

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001435
MRDS ID A012183
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (in south tributary to upper Iron Creek)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.98578, 62.28263 (WGS84)
Relative position Location given is on a small tributary of Iron Creek in extreme SW quarter of the Talkeetna Mountains B-4 quadrangle; 1 mile (1.6 km) S of Iron Creek; location accurate to within 1/4 mi (400 m) radius (Csejtey and Miller, 1978, loc. 68).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Minor oxidation (gossan) in breccia zones.

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.98578, 62.28263

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Copper minerals occur in brecciated granitic rocks of Jurassic 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 (some diamond drilling on claims in area).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012183
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TK084

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.

  • Deposit

    MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous and selected non-metalliferous mineral deposits in the eastern part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-A, 99 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = MacKevett and Holloway, 1977

Reporter information

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