Iniskin River Copper Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002146
MRDS ID A013039
Record type Site
Current site name Iniskin River Copper Occurrence
Related records 10209852

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -153.44705, 59.80221 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-364 LOCATION 9 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -153.44705, 59.80221

Comments on the geologic information

  • CONTACT BETWEEN JURASSIC METAMORPHIC ROCKS AND JURASSIC IGNEOUS INTRUSIVES.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1964
Discoverer Detterman And Reed

Comments on the workings information

  • NONE, OCCURRENCE ONLY

Comments on development

  • OCCURRENCE ONLY

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013039

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-364 LOCATION 9 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 81-1343A, P. A5 (1981)

  • Deposit

    USGS B1368-B, PLATE 1, (1980)

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-364-9

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit COPPER SULFIDES NEAR CONTACT OF QUARTZ MONZONITE AND METAMORPHIC ROCKS.
Deposit OCCURRENCE ONLY, NO INFORMATION ON ORE GRADE AVAILABLE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
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-FEB-87 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey