Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10137253
MAS/MILS ID 0021050016
Record type Site
Current site name Whale

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -148.01691, 59.97674 (WGS84)
Elevation 1
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
Seward 002 S 008 E 26 NESENE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Unknown
Chalcopyrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -148.01691, 59.97674

Ore body information

  • Strike N75E
    Dip 90N
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FOLDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. NONE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N75E
    Date of Last Modification 880217

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
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 0021050016

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 105-011

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., Locality BS-5).

  • Deposit

    SP5 pp. 88-89.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-APR-1988 Mpm U.S. Bureau of Mines