Wilcox Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10093958
MRDS ID A010559
Record type Site
Current site name Wilcox Prospect
Related records 10209976

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.73585, 60.20622 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • DEPOSIT NUMBER IS THE MAP LOCATION NUMBER FROM MF-880A. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock
    Rock unit name Orca Group
    Rock description Orca Group
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Paleocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Paleocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.73585, 60.20622

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Prince William Sound District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Name of workings ADIT
    Length 91.44M

Comments on the workings information

  • SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET OF ADITS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010559

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 379, P. 91

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 251

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE, 80-621, P. 246

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEVERAL VEINS FO SOLID CHALCOPYRITE AND DISSEMINATED GRAINS IN COUNTRY ROCK

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 30-MAY-1995 Waller, Nichelle (Mosier, Dan) U.S. Geological Survey PARSED DATA INTO WORKINGS MULTIVALUED FIELDS