Busty Belle

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Gold, Lead, Molybdenum, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10009579
MRDS ID D002638
Record type Site
Current site name Busty Belle

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.56963, 65.01634 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Gold Primary
Lead Primary
Molybdenum Primary
Silver Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Molybdenite Ore
Scheelite Ore
Tetrahedrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.56963, 65.01634

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D002638

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    CHAPMAN, R. M., AND FOSTER, R. L., 1969, LODE MINES AND PROSPECTS IN THE FAIRBANKS DISTRICT, ALASKA: USGS PROF. PAPE 625-D, P. D1-D25.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE LIVENGOOD QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-413.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1976, SUMMARY OF REFERENCES TO MINERAL OCCURRENCES (OTHER THAN MINERAL FUELS AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS) IN THE LIVENGOOD QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS OPEN FILE REPT. 76-819.

Reporter information

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