Stevens Creek Tungsten Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002517
MRDS ID A013458
Record type Site
Current site name Stevens Creek Tungsten Occurrence
Related records 10136620

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -157.35778, 60.94938 (WGS84)
Elevation 716
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
Relative position ON RIDGE W OF HEADWATERS OF STEVENS CREEK, 0.25 MI. N OF PEAK 2766., Within 1 M. Radius
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-384, LOC. 7 (APPROXIMATE LOCATION). LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Wolframite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Hornfels
    Rock unit name Kuskokwim Group
    Rock description Kuskokwim Group
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -157.35778, 60.94938

Comments on the geologic information

  • SEDIMENTARY ROCKS OF KUSKOKWIM GROUP ALTERED TO HORNFELS IN CONTACT AUREOLE AROUND TAYLOR MTNS. TERTIARY GRANITE STOCK.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Aniak

Comments on development

  • FLOAT SAMPLE FOUND BY USGS IN 1940'S.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013458

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-384, LOC. 7 (1972).

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF. PAPER 268, P. 121, PLATE 1 (1955).

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 76-606, P. 76 (1976).

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-384-7

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit WOLFRAMITE IN VEIN QUARTZ FLOAT APPARENTLY WEATHERED FROM CONTACT-METAMORPHIC ZONE NORTH OF TAYLOR MTNS. GRANITE STOCK; FOUND ON RIDGE W OF HEAD OF STEVENS CREEK.
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-AUG-87 Niles, L.P. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey