Sophie Gulch

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10101426
MRDS ID D002593
Record type Site
Current site name Sophie Gulch

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.41995, 64.61595 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Lead Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Pyrite Ore
Scheelite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist > Mica Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.41995, 64.61595

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D002593

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    COATS, R. R., 1944, LODE SCHEELITE DEPOSITS OF THE NOME AREA, SEWARD PENINSULA, ALASKA: USGS OPEN FILE REPT., 6 P.

  • Deposit

    MERTIE, J. B., JR., 1918, LODE MINING AND PROSPECTING ON SEWARD PENINSULA: USGS BULL. 662, P 425 - 449.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE NOME QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-463.

Reporter information

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