Spruce Hen

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Molybdenum, Fluorine-Fluorite

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10009586
MRDS ID D002649
Record type Site
Current site name Spruce Hen

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.51962, 64.94967 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Molybdenum Primary
Fluorine-Fluorite Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Fluorite Ore
Garnet Ore
Molybdenite Ore
Scheelite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.51962, 64.94967

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D002649

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    BYERS, F. M., JR., 1957, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN THE FAIRBANKS DISTRICT, ALASKA: USGS BULL. 1024-I, P. 179-216.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCE MAP OF THE FAIRBANKS QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-410.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1976, SUMMARY OF REFERENCES TO MINERAL OCCURRENCES (OTHER THAN MINERAL FUELS AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS) IN THE FAIRBANKS QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS OPEN FILE REPT. 76-662.

Reporter information

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