Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003346
MRDS ID A106092
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -141.56302, 67.28986 (WGS84)
Relative position Location plotted is locality 12 of Barker and Clautice (1978, p. 14) in Upper Ramparts area of Porcupine Canyon, 2.5 mi (4 km) downstream from confluence of White Mountain Creek; located to within 1 mi (1.6 km).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Lead Primary
Silver Secondary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -141.56302, 67.28986

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Anomalous base metal values characterize deformed lower Paleozoic sequence.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Sheenjek

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Up to 500 ppm copper, 200 ppm lead, and 7 ppm silver in stream sediment and rock samples

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106092
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF CO026

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Barker, J.C., and Clautice, K.H., 1978, Mineral reconnaissance of the Porcupine River region: a summary report: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 87-78, 20 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Barker and Clautice (1978)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Lode

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-SEP-1996 J.H. Dover U.S. Geological Survey