Unnamed Near Shakan

Unknown in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Iron, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003649
MRDS ID A106416
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Near Shakan

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -133.43158, 56.13251 (WGS84)
Relative position SEE LOCATION COMMENTS
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • COORDINATES ARE FOR APPROXIMATELY THE CENTER OF BLOCK OF TWENTY-SEVEN LODE CLAIMS SOUTH OF DRY PASS STAKED IN 1961 AND ACTIVE THROUGH AT LEAST 1973 (U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1980).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Iron Primary
Molybdenum Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -133.43158, 56.13251

Ore body information

  • General form SEE DEPOSIT DESCRIPTION COMMENTS

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Ketchikan

Comments on the workings information

  • BLOCK OF TWENTY-SEVEN LODE CLAIMS STAKED IN 1961 AND ACTIVE THROUGH AT LEAST 1973 (U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1980). ALSO SEE PE046 FOR PROSPECTS AND OCCURRENCES WITHIN THIS CLAIM BLOCK.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106416
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF PE047

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1980, Claim map, Petersburg quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Map No. 117, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Brew, D. A., Ovenshine, A. T., Karl, S. M., and Hunt, S. J., 1984, Preliminary reconnaissance geologic map of the Petersburg and parts of the Port Alexander and Sumdum 1:250,000 quadrangles, southeastern Alaska: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-405, 43 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Grybeck, D. J., Berg, H. C., and Karl, S. M., 1984, Map and description of the mineral deposits in the Petersburg and eastern Port Alexander quadrangles: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-837, 86 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Maas, K. M., Bittenbender, P. E., and Still, J. C., 1995, Mineral investigations in the Ketchikan mining district, southeastern Alaska: U. S. Bureau of Mines Open-File

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ROCKS IN THE AREA CONSIST OF A CRETACEOUS QUARTZ MONZONITE PLUTON IN CONTACT WITH MARBLE METAMORPHOSED FROM SILURIAN HECETA LIMESTONE AND BIOTITE-QUARTZ-HORNFELS METAMORPHOSED FROM SILURIAN GRAYWACKE AND MUDSTONE OF THE BAY OF PILLARS FORMATION (BREW, AND OTHERS, 1984). THE CLAIMS ARE PROBABLY RELATED TO THIS CONTACT. ALSO SEE PE046 FOR SPECIFIC DEPOSITS WITHIN THIS CLAIM BLOCK.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1998 Berg, H. C. (Grybeck, D. J.) U.S. Geological Survey