Copper Bay

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10160904
MRDS ID A010373
MAS/MILS ID 0020950026
Record type Site
Current site name Copper Bay
Alternate or previous names Erricksen & Allen, Larsen
Related records 10000320

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -147.86033, 60.27315 (WGS84)
Elevation 60
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
Seward 002 N 009 E 10 SWNWNW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Pyrrhotite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -147.86033, 60.27315

Ore body information

  • Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 SHEAR ZONE
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FOLDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Date of Last Modification 880427

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020950026
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010373 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-224

  • Deposit

    B662i p. 218

  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-45).

  • Deposit


Reporter information

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