Klukwan Deposit

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Iron, Titanium, Metal, Vanadium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10008231
MRDS ID D000231
Record type Site
Current site name Klukwan Deposit

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -135.90212, 59.44975 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Iron Tertiary
Titanium, Metal Tertiary
Vanadium Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -135.90212, 59.44975

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: ILMENITE-BEARING MAGNETITE, MOSTLY DISSEMINATED BUT SOME CONCENTRATED IN LENSES, IN PYROXENITE, EXPOSED OVER 4 SQUARE-MILE AREA (WELLS AND THORNE, 1953)

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • MAGNETIC CONCENTRATE = 62-64% FE, 2.1-4.2% TIO2, 0.3-0.4% V (0.55-0.7 V2O5). UN, 1970 GIVES A FIGURE OF 3,000,000,000 TONS, 15-20% FE. 3-13 MILLION SHORT TONS V RESOURCES

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D000231

Comments on the other database information

  • RECORD NUMBER ISM0740 IS A POTENTIAL DUPLICATE OF THIS RECORD

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    WELLS, R. R. AND THORNE, R. L., 1953, USBM REPT. INV. 4984

  • Deposit

    UN, 1970, IRON RESOURCES OF WORLD

  • Reserve-Resource

    WELLS & THORNE, 1953

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-SEP-1973 Fischer, Richard P. U.S. Geological Survey