Unnamed Copper Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002397
MRDS ID A013315
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Copper Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.35586, 57.7353 (WGS84)
Elevation 305
Relative position 1.15 MI. W OF HASSELBORG LAKE, 3.8 MI. NE OF THAYER LAKE
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • ADGGS GC 8, FIG. 3, LOC. 6 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
Pyrrhotite Gangue

Analytical data

Result ZONES 1 IN. WIDE CONTAIN 0.1% CU-ADGGS GC 8, P. 10, LOC.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.35586, 57.7353

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1966
Discoverer W.H. Race And A.W. Rose

Mining district

District name Admiralty

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the workings information

  • OCCURRENCE ONLY

Comments on development

  • SAMPLED FOR ADGGS GC 8 IN 1966

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013315

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GC 8, P. 10, FIG. 3, LOC. 6 (1967)

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-467, LOC. 69 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-450, P. 108 (1978)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FINE-GRAINED SCHIST CONTAINS MODERATE AMOUNTS OF DISSEMINATED PYRRHOTITE, AND SEVERAL ZONES ABOUT 1 IN. WIDE WITH DISSEMINATED CHALCOPYRITE.

Reporter information

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