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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003405
MRDS ID A106162
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -141.75318, 68.39989 (WGS84)
Relative position Location plotted is approximate center of area containing localities 543, 544, and 550 of Barker (1981, pl. A-3), in headwaters area of Lois Creek, about 8.5 mi (13.7 km) east of Bear Lake summit; located to within 1 mi (1.6 km).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary
Molybdenum Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -141.75318, 68.39989

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Within granitic pluton intruding middle Paleozoic clastic and carbonate 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 = Stream sediment samples 544S and 550C contain up to 200 ppm Cu, 1500 ppm Pb, 3000 ppm Zn, and 30 ppm Mo (Barker, 1981, p. 141-142).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106162
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TB007

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BARKER, J.C., 1981, MINERAL INVESTIGATIONS OF CERTAIN LANDS IN THE EASTERN BROOKS RANGE, 1978: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES OPEN FILE REPORT NO. 37-81, 288 P.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Barker (1981)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Unknown

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 20-SEP-1996 J.H. Dover U.S. Geological Survey