North Crillon Glacier Nickel Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Nickel, Platinum, Copper, Titanium, Metal, Iron, Cobalt

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002228
MRDS ID A013130
Record type Site
Current site name North Crillon Glacier Nickel Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -137.31045, 58.65749 (WGS84)
Relative position SOUTH SIDE OF NORTH CRILLON GLACIER
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS OF 78-494, FIG. C-32, USGS MF-436, LOC. 4; USGS P 632, LOC. 79 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Nickel Primary
Platinum Primary
Copper Secondary
Titanium, Metal Secondary
Iron Secondary
Cobalt Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • DATA FROM USGS OF 78-494, P. C-106, 107, TABLE C-26 B

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Magnetite Ore
Pentlandite Ore
Platinum Ore
Apatite Gangue
Bronzite Gangue
Graphite Gangue
Olivine Gangue
Plagioclase Gangue
Pyrrhotite Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist
    Rock unit name Crillon-La Perouse Stock;
    Rock description Crillon-La Perouse Stock;

Nearby scientific data

(1) -137.31045, 58.65749

Comments on the geologic information

  • NEAR CONTACT OF LAYERED GABBRO AND SCHIST

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1943
Discoverer Kennedy And Walton (Usgs B 947-D, P. 71)

Mining district

District name Yakutat/Glacier Bay N.M.

Comments on the workings information

  • OCCURRENCE ONLY

Comments on development

  • SAMPLED BY USGS, 1943; AND USBM, 1977.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013130

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-494, P. C-103, 106-7, FIG C-32, TABLE C-26B, PLATES IA, III (1978)

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-436, LOC. 4 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS B 1121-F, F42, 43 (1963)

  • Deposit

    USGS B 947-D, P. 71 (1946)

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-78-494-FIG-C-32

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit MAY BE NORTHERN EXTENSION OF BRADY GLACIER NICKEL-COPPER MINERALIZATION IN CRILLON-LA PEROUSE STOCK. ; 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-APR-1987 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 02-SEP-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey PARSED OUT HOST ROCK AND ASSOCIATED ROCK TYPES, AGES, UNIT NAMES, AND UNIT AGES.