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Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003145
MRDS ID A015678
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -159.37366, 68.07951 (WGS84)
Relative position Location plotted is from Cobb and others (1981, p. A18); occurrence is in low cutbank along south side of Noatak River, across from mouth of Itimtikrak Creek; located to within 2 mi (3.2 km).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • Gangue = Vein quartz

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -159.37366, 68.07951

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Malachite stains in two quartz veins about 2 ft. thick that cut Upper Devonian gray shale and sandstone

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Noatak

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015678
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF MU006

Bibliographic references

  • 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 OF NORTHERN ALASKA; PART A, SUMMARIES OF DATA TO JANUARY 1, 1981: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 81-767A, 25 P.

  • 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 = Lode; veins

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 22-OCT-1992 M.T. Powers U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 22-OCT-1992 D.F. Huber U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 22-OCT-1992 J.M. Schmidt U.S. Geological Survey