Copper Hill Claim

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093921
MRDS ID A010114
Record type Site
Current site name Copper Hill Claim
Alternate or previous names Copper Plate Claim

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -132.68514, 55.49556 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -132.68514, 55.49556

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Country Rock Strikes N70w Dip To The Se.

Ore body information

  • Strike N70W
    Dip SW

Comments on the geologic information

  • ZONE IS STAINED WITH COPPER CARBONATES IN PLACES.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Ketchikan District

Land status

Ownership category State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010114

Comments on the other database information

  • RECORD NUMBER W062471 IS A POTENTIAL DUPLICATE OF THIS RECORD

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1, P. 90.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 662, P. 65-66.

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-433

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 78-869, P. 41.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SULFIDE VEINLETS AND PARTICLES IN SHEARED ROCK

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1983 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 12-APR-1994 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey