Dickey Copper Co.

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Cobalt, Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10112671
MRDS ID A010426
MAS/MILS ID 0020960015
Record type Site
Current site name Dickey Copper Co.
Alternate or previous names Mason and Gleason, Black Bear, Irish Cove Copper Co, Neversweat, Manhattan, Shamrock, Arley, Bratton, Wm. S. Lagen, Wild Goose Lode, Wolverine Lode, M.S. 1584, M.S. 1034
Related records 10000360

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -146.41833, 60.76379 (WGS84)
Elevation 143
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Copper River 013 S 007 W 02 SESWSW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Cobalt Tertiary
Copper Primary
Gold Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Pyrrhotite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -146.41833, 60.76379

Ore body information

  • Width 2.1M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 SHEAR ZONE
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #2 TABULAR
    Type of Orebody #3 DISSEMINATED
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FOLDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Date of Last Modification 881017

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner George Mason And Mark Gleason
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1907
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Dickey Copper Co.
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1910

Comments on the workings information

  • ALASKA KARDEX 96-38, 37. USGS CRIB A000657 USGS CRIB A000696 USGS CRIB A000703 USGS CRIB A000709 Workings consist of: 143.3 m. elev. adit - 152+ m. of workings; 164.6 m. elev. adit - 38+ m. of workings; Intermediated adit - 10.7 m. of workings; A 9.1 m. winze (42 Deg. slope) connecting the upper and intermediate adits, and a short crosscut at the 173.7 m. elevation.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020960015
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010426 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 096-037

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 096-038

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 096-111

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    B379e p. 88, plate 4

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    B520c p. 27

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    B542c p. 34

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    B592d p. 62

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    B592k pp. 241-243

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    B605 pp. 119-122

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    B622i pp. 133-134

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    B642g p. 141

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    BMB142 p. 52

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    B662h pp. 184, 187

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    B692g pp. 144, 149

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    B714a p. 22

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    B963B p. 62

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    B1246 pp. 66, 68

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    B542g pp. 86-124

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    OF79-973 75 pp.

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    B1139 363 pp.

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    MIRL 27 p. 52

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    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality C-65)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 19-OCT-1988 Wlg/Mpm U.S. Bureau of Mines