Gold Bench

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Tin, Mercury, Lead, Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10009501
MRDS ID D002542
Record type Site
Current site name Gold Bench

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.65328, 66.983 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Tin Primary
Mercury Primary
Lead Primary
Gold Primary
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cassiterite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore
Cinnabar Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Scheelite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.65328, 66.983

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D002542

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD C., 1975, TUNGSTEN OCCURRENCES IN ALASKA, USGS MAP, MR-66.

  • Deposit

    WHITE, M. G., 1952, RADIOACTIVITY OF SELECTED ROCKS AND PLACER CONCENTRATES FROM NORTHEASTERN ALASKA: USGS CIRC. 195, 12 P.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE BETTLES QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MR-387.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1977 Elliott, James E. U.S. Geological Survey