Unnamed Copper Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002368
MRDS ID A013286
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Copper Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.87619, 57.62138 (WGS84)
Elevation 594
Relative position 2.9 MI. SE OF PINNACLE PEAK
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS I-388, LOC. 39; USGS MF-467, LOC. 41 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
Pyrite Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone
    Rock unit name Goon Dip Greenstone (Believe It Or Not!)
    Rock description Goon Dip Greenstone (Believe It Or Not!)
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.87619, 57.62138

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1961
Discoverer Loney And Others

Mining district

District name Chichagof

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the workings information

  • OCCURRENCE ONLY

Comments on development

  • SAMPLED BY USGS 1956-61.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013286

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS I-388, LOC. 39 (1963)

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-467, LOC. 41 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-450, P. 107 (1978)

  • Other Database

    BAG-I-388-39

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit CHALCOPYRITE, PYRITE, SECONDARY COPPER MINERALS IN AMYGDALOIDAL GREENSTONE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1987 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey