Unnamed (north of Klu River)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003628
MRDS ID A106387
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (north of Klu River)
Alternate or previous names Hanagita River, Klu River

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -143.30026, 61.21855 (WGS84)
Relative position SEE LOCATION COMMENTS
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • AT THE HEADWATERS OF AN UNNAMED SOUTHEAST FLOWING TRIBUTARY OF THE KLU RIVER, NEAR BM VERDE. BEST LOCATION: MACKEVETT, 1976, LOCS. 41, 42. ACCURATE WITHIN RADIUS OF 1,000 FEET.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 15
USGS model code 8a
Deposit model name Podiform chromite (minor)
Mark3 model number none

Nearby scientific data

(1) -143.30026, 61.21855

Ore body information

  • General form SEE DEPOSIT DESCRIPTION COMMENTS

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Nizina

Comments on the workings information

  • NO WORKINGS.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106387
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF MC186
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020870146

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1995, Spatial data extracted from the Minerals Availability System/Minerals Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): U.S. Bureau of Mines Special Publication 12-95, CD-ROM.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DISSEMINATED CHROMITE IN SERPENTINIZED ALPINE-TYPE ULTRAMAFIC ROCK IN METAMORPHIC ROCKS OF THE PENNSYLVANIAN-PERMIAN SKOLAI GROUP.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1997 Singer, D. (Richter, D. H.) U.S. Geological Survey