Uhl

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003091
MRDS ID A015620
Record type Site
Current site name Uhl

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.75357, 67.18943 (WGS84)
Relative position This occurrence is 3.4 miles east-northeast of the headwaters of Shilak Creek. It is in section 27, T. 21 N., R. 14 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. Schmidt and Allegro (1988), location 183.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.75357, 67.18943

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Chalcopyrite occurs in a quartz vein cutting lower to mid-Paleozoic schist and phyllite (Schmidt and Allegro, 1988).
  • Age = Mid-Paleozoic

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Kiana

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Site visited and sampled by the U.S. Geological Survey (Schmidt and Allegro, 1988).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015620
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF BM007

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Schmidt, J.M., and Allegro, G.L., 1988, Map showing mineral occurrences and indicators in the Baird Mountains quadrangle, northwestern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1992, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., Mayfield, C.F., and Brosge, W.P., 1981, Summaries of data on and lists of references to metallic and selected nonmetallic mineral occurrences in eleven quadrangles in northern Alaska (Arctic, Baird Mountains, Chandler Lake, DeLong Mountains, Demarcation Point, Howard Pass, Misheguk Mountain, Mount Michelson, Noatak, Point Lay, and Table Mountain); Supplement to Open-File Report 75-628; Part A, Summaries of data to January 1, 1981: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-767-A, 25 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Cobb and others, 1981

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Chalcopyrite in quartz vein.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 29-DEC-99 Williams, Anita U.S. Geological Survey