Independence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead, Tungsten, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10009645
MRDS ID D002734
Record type Site
Current site name Independence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.25268, 61.78845 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Primary
Tungsten Primary
Zinc Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Scheelite Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.25268, 61.78845

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D002734

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    STOLL, W. C., 1944, RELATIONS OF STRUCTURE TO MINERAL DEPOSITION AT THE INDEPENDENCE MINE, ALASKA: USGS BULL. 933-C, P. 201-217.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE ANCHORAGE QUADRANGLE: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-409.

Reporter information

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