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Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003315
MRDS ID A106059
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -162.38909, 55.0442 (WGS84)
Relative position Approximate location is along shoreline east of Vodapoini Point and west of King Cove.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 53
USGS model code 17
Deposit model name Porphyry Cu
Mark3 model number 4

Nearby scientific data

(1) -162.38909, 55.0442

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Altered zone associated with Tertiary subvolcanic pluton. MacKevett and Holloway (1977) suggest porphyry-type deposit.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Alaska Peninsula

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106059
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF CB011

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MACKEVETT, E.M., JR., AND HOLLOWAY, C.D., 1977, MAP SHOWING METALLIFEROUSMINERAL DEPOSITS IN THE WESTERN PART OF SOUTHERN ALASKA: U.S. GEOLOGICALSURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 77-169F, 39 P., 1 SHEET, SCALE 1:1,000,000.

  • Deposit

    MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous mineral deposits in the western part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-F, 38 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = MacKevett and Holloway, 1977

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Porphyry?

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 22-MAR-1991 G.D. DuBois U.S. Geological Survey