Lime Peak Skarn Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Tin

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001510
MRDS ID A012257
Record type Site
Current site name Lime Peak Skarn Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.66828, 65.66638 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USBM OFR 31-85, FIG. 6, SAMPLE CI 28 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tin Primary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite
    Rock unit name Lime Peak Pluton
    Rock description Lime Peak Pluton
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Paleocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Paleocene
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.66828, 65.66638

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Tolovana/Lime Peak

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012257

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 31-85, P. 15, 37

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-83-170B-28

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SN VALVES DETECTED IN LIMESTONE AND POSSIBLE CALC-SILICATES NEAR INTRUSIVE CONTACT
Deposit SEE ALSO: LIME PEAK PLUTON ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit THIS SITE NAME WAS CREATED BY THE REPORTER OR OTHER USGS EMPLOYEE BASED ON PROXIMITY TO SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC FEATURE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1986 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey