Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10090193
MRDS ID A106091
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -141.9531, 67.74986 (WGS84)
Relative position Location plotted is locality 28 of Barker and Clautice (1978, p. 14) and locality 8 of Barker (1981, p. 25), about 2 mi (3.2 km) north northeast of hill 2360, in headwaters area of Dorothy Creek; located to within 3 mi (4.8 km).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Quartz Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -141.9531, 67.74986

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Quartz veins in schist reportedly contain 1500 ppm copper and 2.5 ppm silver (Barker and Clautice, 1978, p. 20, no. 28).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Sheenjek

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106091
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF CO020

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Barker, J.C., and Clautice, K.H., 1978, Mineral reconnaissance of the Porcupine River region: a summary report: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 87-78, 20 p.

  • Deposit

    Barker, J.C., 1981, Mineral investigations in the Porcupine River drainage, Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 27-81, 189 p., 2 sheets.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Barker and Clautice (1978)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Lode

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-SEP-1996 J.H. Dover U.S. Geological Survey