Clearwater Basin

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Barium-Barite, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136787
MAS/MILS ID 0020660066
Record type Site
Current site name Clearwater Basin

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -150.331, 63.76928 (WGS84)
Elevation 524
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
Fairbanks 013 S 014 W 19 NESWSE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Barium-Barite Primary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Barite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Pyrrhotite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -150.331, 63.76928

Ore body information

  • Strike N50W
    Dip 40S
    Field Value
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N50W
    Date of Last Modification 890725

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020660066

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BMOF129-84 Locality # 113

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 25-JUL-1989 Mpm U.S. Bureau of Mines