Unnamed (on upper Granite Creek)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003532
MRDS ID A106290
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (on upper Granite Creek)
Alternate or previous names Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.9527, 62.29959 (WGS84)
Relative position On S valley wall of Roaring Creek; location accurate to within 1/2 mi (800 m)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.9527, 62.29959

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Chalcopyrite in Lower Jurassic Talkeetna Formation near contact with felsite intrusive body.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Valdez Creek

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Analysis of chalcopyrite-bearing sample of Talkeetna Formation yielded >1.0% Cu (Clautice and others, 1990).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106290
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TK098

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Clautice, K.H., Harris, E.E., Liss, S.A., Kline, J.T., Bundtzen, T.K., Gilbert, W.G., and Nye, C.J., 1990, Analytical results for rock, pan concentrate, and stream sediment samples from the Talkeetna Mountains B-2 quadrangle and the northern part of the Talkeetna Mountains A-2 quadrangle: Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, Public Data File 90-31, 23 p., 1 pl., scale 1:63,360.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Clautice and others, 1990

Reporter information

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