Barrett Prospect, Hot Springs Dome

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Cobalt, Nickel

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10067528
MRDS ID W000309
Record type Site
Current site name Barrett Prospect, Hot Springs Dome

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.75805, 65.026 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Cobalt Tertiary
Nickel Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Erythrite Ore
Galena Ore
Pyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore
Quartz Ore
Siderite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.75805, 65.026

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: METAMORPHOSED SEDIMENTARY ROCKS INTRUDED BY GRANITE. CO IN CREVICES AND IN QUARTZ STRINGERS. NI REPORTED IN PYRRHOTIZED BASALT DIKE TO THE SOUTH.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • RESERVES UNKNOWN, STUDY NEEDED.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W000309

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MERTIE, J. B., JR., 1934, U. S. G. S. BULL. 844-D, P. 163-224

  • Reserve-Resource

    UNPUBLISHED CO-NI REPORTS.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit VEIN IS 20-35 FEET WIDE AND HAS BEEN TRACED FOR MORE THAN 2000 FEET.

Reporter information

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