Unnamed Copper Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002372
MRDS ID A013290
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Copper Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.76339, 57.4286 (WGS84)
Elevation 655
Relative position 2.1 MI. SE OF HEAD OF SLOCUM ARM
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS I-388, SAMPLE LOC. 34 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

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone
    Rock unit name Goon Dip Greenstone
    Rock description Goon Dip Greenstone
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.76339, 57.4286

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 FOR USGS I-388 BETWEEN 1956 AND 1961.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013290

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS I-388, SAMPLE LOC. 34 (1963)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-450, P. 105 (1978)

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-467, LOC. 45 (1972)

  • Other Database

    BAG-I-388-34

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DISSEMINATED SULFIDES AND OTHER SECONDARY COPPER MINERALS IN GREENSTONE.

Reporter information

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