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Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003156
MRDS ID A015689
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -156.85369, 68.62959 (WGS84)
Relative position Location plotted is from p. 16A of Cobb and others (1981), in T9S,R21W; west of Hardway Creek and about 2.5 mi (4 km) due south of hill 1840, near Battery Lake; located to within 1 mi (1.6 km).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -156.85369, 68.62959

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Chalcopyrite blebs in Triassic limestone and chert adjacent to a small mafic sill or dike. (I.L. Tailleur, written communication, 1968).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Colville

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015689
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF HW001

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: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 81-767A, 24 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; disseminated

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 02-NOV-1992 M.T. Powers U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 02-NOV-1992 D.F. Huber U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 02-NOV-1992 J.M. Schmidt U.S. Geological Survey