Mt. Crillon

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Cobalt, Nickel

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10067526
MRDS ID W000307
Record type Site
Current site name Mt. Crillon

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -137.25212, 58.61638 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Cobalt Primary
Nickel Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate

Nearby scientific data

(1) -137.25212, 58.61638

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: LAYERED BASIC INTRUSION (LIKE STILLWATER AND BUSHVELD); HAS SOME LAYERS RICH IN PYRRHOTITE, CHALCOPYRITE, PENTLANDITE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name East Of Lituya Bay

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • UNKNOWN. STUDY NEEDED.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W000307

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    KENNEDY, G. C. AND WALTON, M. S., JR., 1946, USGS BULL. 947-D, P. 65-84

  • Reserve-Resource

    UNPUBLISHED CO-NI REPORTS

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit LESS THAN 0.1% NI; LESS THAN 0.1% CO.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1972 Coury, Anny B. U.S. Geological Survey