Hoonah Glacier Northeast

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136552
MAS/MILS ID 0021110157
Record type Site
Current site name Hoonah Glacier Northeast

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -137.05572, 58.86642 (WGS84)
Elevation 107
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
Copper River 035 S 050 E 03 NESENW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Molybdenum Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -137.05572, 58.86642

Ore body information

  • Area 1HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 SEDIMENTARY
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Primary mode of Origin SEDIMENTATION
    Secondary mode of Origin METAMORPHISM
    Primary Ore Control BEDDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. NONE
    Total Surface Area (HA) 1
    Date of Last Modification 830408

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1966

Mining district

District name Juneau District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Minerals Only

Land status

Ownership category National Wilderness

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021110157

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    P632 pp. 30, 34, 39, 41, 52

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit MACKEVETT LOCATION NO. 75 PLOTTED FROM LOCATION DATA ON PAGES 30 AND 52. LOCATION PLOT ON PLATE 1 DOES NOT CORRESPOND WITH LOCATION DESCRIPTION. PROBABLY ACCIDENTALLY ORIGINALLY PLOTTED NE FROM KASHOTO GLACIER INSTEAD OF NE FROM HOONAH GLACIER NO ALASKA KARDEX.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-FEB-1988 Wlg U.S. Bureau of Mines