Chickamin

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136760
MRDS ID A010192
MAS/MILS ID 0021180013
Record type Site
Current site name Chickamin
Alternate or previous names Weigel, Copper King, Berg
Related records 10000156

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -130.27396, 56.06917 (WGS84)
Elevation 920
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 067 S 098 E 09 NESWSW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Lead Primary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -130.27396, 56.06917

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021180013
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010192 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-002

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-084

  • Deposit

    MIN & SCI PRESS 1914 p. 69

  • Deposit

    B642d p. 78

  • Deposit

    B662c p. 75

  • Deposit

    PE118-2

  • Deposit

    B1246 p. 192

  • Deposit

    MF418

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ACTIVE 1906, 1915-1916. 4 CLAIMS RESTAKED 1951(53). LAST ABOUT 3 FEET THICK IN HAZELTON(?) GROUP GRAYWACKE. SULFIDES INCLUDE GALENA,CHALCOPYRITE,SPHALERITE,PYRITE,PYRRHOTITE & TETRAHEDRITE. FISSURE ZONE & VEIN EXPOSED ONLY FOR A SHORT SEDIMENTS. MINERALIZATION: CU-ZN-PB-AU-AG. 1957 EVALUATED TO HAVE LITTLE HOPE OF COMMERCIAL VALUE.

Reporter information

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