Outwash Creek - West

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Silver, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10135839
MAS/MILS ID 0020210008
Record type Site
Current site name Outwash Creek - West

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -155.22438, 68.15791 (WGS84)
Elevation 1330
Location accuracy 10(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 032 N 016 E 28 NENENW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Lead Primary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -155.22438, 68.15791

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1991
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Colville Mining District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020210008

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BMOF75-92, 101 PP.

  • Deposit

    BMOF34-94, 130 PP.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit OUTWASH CREEK WEST LOCATED AT THE HEADWATERS OF AN UNAMED TRIBUTARY OF OUTWASH CREEK. A SAMPLE (4138) OF A QUARTZ VEIN WITH VISABLE SPHALERITE, GALENA, AND PYRTIE CONTAINED 1.95% LEAD, 7.05% ZINC, AND .26% COPPER ACCORDING TO BMOF75-92. FIVE SAMPLES OF GRAB AND RANDOM CHIP SPECIMENS CONTAINED 2.67% TO 24.04% ZINC AND UP TO 8.93% LEAD.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 13-JUL-1994 Pld U.S. Bureau of Mines