Kakivilak Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003380
MRDS ID A106136
Record type Site
Current site name Kakivilak Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -154.99357, 68.12961 (WGS84)
Relative position USBM OF 75-92 location KR28. Located at the headwaters of a northwest tributary to Kakivilak Creek. Known to within one mile.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Copper Secondary
Zinc Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Pyrite Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -154.99357, 68.12961

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Occurrence consists of slate float containing pyrite, galena, and chalcopyrite.

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

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = One sample from float contained 15.37% Pb, 0.07% Zn and 0.64% Cu.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106136
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF KL002

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Meyer, M.P., and Kurtak, J.M., 1992, Results of the 1991 U.S. Bureau of Mines Colville mining district study: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 75-92, 101 p.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Pb-Zn quartz veins

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 07-FEB-1997 J.M. Schmidt U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 07-FEB-1997 K.D. Kelley U.S. Geological Survey