Yakutat Beach

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Gold, Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10009661
MRDS ID D002751
Record type Site
Current site name Yakutat Beach

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -139.66891, 59.41635 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Gold Primary
Iron Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Magnetite Ore
Scheelite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -139.66891, 59.41635

Comments on the geologic information

  • HR.AGE.MV: BEACH SANDS

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 D002751

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    THOMAS, B. I., AND BERRYHILL, R. V., 1962, RECONNAISSANCE STUDIES OF ALASKAN BEACH SANDE, EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA: USBM REPT. INV. 5986, 40 P.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE YAKUTAT QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-408.

Reporter information

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