Hochandochtla Mtn Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003053
MRDS ID A015578
Record type Site
Current site name Hochandochtla Mtn Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -154.88653, 65.51621 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • OCCURRENCE ON HOCHANDOCHTLA MTN. 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
Malachite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -154.88653, 65.51621

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Hughes

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015578

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 81-847 A, P. A

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit CHALCOPYRITE AND MALACHITE IN FINE-GRAINED GRANITIC DIKE OF LATE CRETACEOUS OR EARLY TERTIARY AGE IN UNIT OF LOWER CRETACEOUS ANDESITIC OR DACITIC VOLCANIC AND HYPABYSSAL ROCKS AND TUFFACEOUS GRAYWACKE ALTERED TO HORNFELS NEAR SMALL GRANODIORITE BODIES OF LATE CRETACEOUS AGE.
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-JUL-1987 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 20-SEP-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey PARSED OUT HOST ROCK AND ASSOCIATED ROCK TYPES, AGES, UNIT NAMES, AND UNIT AGES.