Kiwalik River

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10090688
MRDS ID D002612
Record type Site
Current site name Kiwalik River

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.48666, 65.46606 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Tungsten Primary
Silver Primary
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary

Materials information

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

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Intermediate Volcanic Rock > Andesite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.48666, 65.46606

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 D002612

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    MILLER, T. P., AND ELLIOTT, R. L., 1969, METALLIFEROUS DEPOSITS NEAR GRANITE MOUNTAIN, EASTERN SEWARD PENINSULA, ALASKA: USGS CIRC. 614, 19 P.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE CANDLE QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-389.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1976, SUMMARY OF REFERENCES TO MINERAL OCCURRENCES (OTHER THAN MINERAL FUELS AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS) IN THE CANDLE, HOLY CROSS, NORTON BAY, NULATO, AND UNALAKLEET QUADRANGLES, ALASKA: USGS OPEN FILE REPT. 76-866.

Reporter information

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