Pinnell River Gossan

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Chromium, Copper, Gold, Lead, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10112304
MRDS ID A012716
MAS/MILS ID 0020440030
Record type Site
Current site name Pinnell River Gossan
Related records 10001890

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -163.0659, 65.85517 (WGS84)
Elevation 230
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Kateel River 005 N 021 W 03 SESESW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Tertiary
Copper Tertiary
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Molybdenum Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -163.0659, 65.85517

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020440030
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012716 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    GR23 p. 7

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit A SMALL GOSSAN 1 MI. EAST OF OLD GLORY GOSSAN. ROCK UNDER GOSSAN IS MARBLE PARTLY REPLACED BY ISOLATED GRAINS AND QUARTZ AND FUCHSITE. CARBONATE LARGELY DOLOMITE. GOSSAN CONTAINS COPPER, LEAD, ZINC, CHROMIUM AND GOLD.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 25-AUG-1986 Sbh U.S. Bureau of Mines