Kwiniuk River

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Mercury, REE, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136324
MRDS ID A012672
MAS/MILS ID 0020530027
Record type Site
Current site name Kwiniuk River
Related records 10001855, 10135967

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -162.36385, 64.73765 (WGS84)
Elevation 76
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
Kateel River 009 S 018 W 06 SWSWNW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Mercury Tertiary
REE Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -162.36385, 64.73765

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Minerals Only

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020530027
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012672 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

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    TDM5R p. 34

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    C300 p. 6

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    OF508 p. 40

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General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB D002607

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-JUN-1985 Sbh U.S. Bureau of Mines