War Eagle

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003441
MRDS ID A106198
Record type Site
Current site name War Eagle

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.36258, 61.11958 (WGS84)
Relative position 1,700 ft west of Miners Creek headwaters, south of Pedro Glacier. Accurate within 1,000 ft. Locality A-13 of Jansons and others (1984).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Copper Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.36258, 61.11958

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = No data available. Country rock is metasedimentary rock of the Cretaceous Valdez Group.
  • Age = Late Cretaceous or younger based on the age of the country rock.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Unknown

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106198
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF AN143

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Jansons, Uldis, Hoekzema, R.B., Kurtak, J.M., and Fechner, S.A., 1984, Mineral occurrences in the Chugach National Forest, Southcentral Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 5-84, 218 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Jansons and others, 1984

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Other Comments = Very little data for this site.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 30-JUL-1998 D.P. Bickerstaff U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 30-JUL-1998 S.W. Huss U.S. Geological Survey