Iniskin Bay Iron Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002148
MRDS ID A013041
Record type Site
Current site name Iniskin Bay Iron Occurrence
Related records 10112390

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -153.39817, 59.7461 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • MF-364 LOCATION 11, USGS (1972) LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Iron Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Magnetite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock
    Rock unit name Talkeetna Formation
    Rock description Talkeetna Formation

Nearby scientific data

(1) -153.39817, 59.7461

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1966
Discoverer Detterman And Hartsock

Comments on the workings information

  • NO WORKINGS, 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 A013041

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-364, LOCATION 11 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 81-1343A, A5 (1981)

  • Deposit

    USGS PP 512 P. 75, PLATE 1 (1966)

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-364-11

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SMALL MAGNETITE OCCURRENCE IN METAMORPHIC VOLCANIC ROCKS NEAR YOUNGER GRANITIC ROCKS
Deposit SMALL OCCURRENCES OF MAGNETITE IN METAMORPHOSED VOLCANIC ROCKS OF THE LOWER JURASSIC TALKEETNA FM. ; 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-1987 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey