Karshner Creek Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity REE

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002757
MRDS ID A015211
Record type Site
Current site name Karshner Creek Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.63082, 65.00378 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-371, LOC. 37. SAMPLE TAKEN IN STREAM BED 100 YARDS UPSTREAM FROM HOT SPRINGS SLOUGH. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
REE Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Monazite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.63082, 65.00378

Comments on the geologic information

  • STREAM DRAINS BIOTITE GRANITE OF HOT SPRINGS DOME.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015211

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-371 (A-2), LOC. 37.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 1058-I, P. 242.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SAMPLE OF SAND CONTAINED TOURMALINE, MAGNETITE, ANDALUSITE, BROOKITE, ZIRCON, MONAZITE, AND COMMON ROCK FORMING MINERALS.
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT ABOUT 500 FT. PER MILE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
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-MAY-1987 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey