Unnamed (on upper Roaring Creek)

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003528
MRDS ID A106286
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (on upper Roaring Creek)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.97269, 62.27959 (WGS84)
Relative position North side of Roaring Creek, 1.5 mi (2.4 km) downstream from its head; location accurate to within 1/2 mi (800 m) (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, loc. 38).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Secondary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.97269, 62.27959

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Claim, possibly a vein deposit, in granite of Jurassic age.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Valdez Creek

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Type of workings: Surface (?).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106286
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TK097

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Alaska 1:250,000-scale quadrangle map overlays showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, 95 overlays (updated in 1986, 1987).

  • Deposit

    MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous and selected non-metalliferous mineral deposits in the eastern part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-A, 99 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = USBM, 1973

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1996 Riehle, J. U.S. Geological Survey