Unnamed (near Little Falls Creek)

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001454
MRDS ID A012205
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (near Little Falls Creek)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.64967, 62.47458 (WGS84)
Relative position At confluence of Talkeetna River and unnamed tributary; location accurately known (Csejtey and Miller, 1978, loc. 46).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.64967, 62.47458

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = A 1-ft-wide alteration zone in Paleozoic(?) argillite contains minor amounts of chalcopyrite; zone is nearly parallel to bedding.

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 A012205
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TK090

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Rose, A.W., 1967, Geology of an area on the upper Talkeetna River, Talkeetna Mountains quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Mines and Minerals Geologic Report 32, 7 p., 1 plate, 1:63,360.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Talkeetna Mountains quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-370, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

  • 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 = Csejtey and Miller, 1978

Reporter information

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