Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10094009
MRDS ID A011893
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -156.4535, 67.43956 (WGS84)
Relative position Location east of Ulaneak Creek and west of Shishakshinovik Pass in T. 24 N., R. 11 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 47 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978). Location accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).??
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Lead Primary
Gold Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 59
USGS model code 18b
Deposit model name Skarn Cu
Mark3 model number 8

Nearby scientific data

(1) -156.4535, 67.43956

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Numerous small quartz veins and veinlets carrying chalcopyrite and galena, in quartzose rocks in contact aureole of granitic intrusive.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Kiana

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Claims staked in 1974.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011893
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF AR042

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Mayfield, C.F. and Grybeck, D., 1978, Mineral occurrences and resource map of the Ambler river quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-120I, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Mayfield and Grybeck, 1978

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Skarn
Deposit Other Comments = Area contains several Cu-Pb showings associated with contact zone of granitic intrusive.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 29-APR-1997 K.R. Leonard U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 29-APR-1997 R.L. Elliott U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 29-APR-1997 J.M. Schmidt U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 29-APR-1997 S.W. Nelson U.S. Geological Survey