Ray Mountains

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Asbestos, Manganese

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136091
MAS/MILS ID 0020480132
Record type Site
Current site name Ray Mountains

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -150.70372, 65.63823 (WGS84)
Elevation 884
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
Fairbanks 009 N 015 W 04 NESWNW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Asbestos Tertiary
Manganese Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -150.70372, 65.63823

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1979
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Melozitna

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • 42 INCH THICK BED EXPOSED FOR 200 FT ALONG STRIKE; SAMPLES YIELD UP TO 25% MN.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020480132

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USBM FIELD RPT (UNPUBLISHED)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF (FOLEY, 1991)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 10-JUL-1991 Djb U.S. Bureau of Mines