Iron Ridge

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10161110
MRDS ID A000376
MAS/MILS ID 0021180036
Record type Site
Current site name Iron Ridge
Alternate or previous names Bertha, Wm. Mcgrew & Ed Bronson

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -130.05595, 56.02897 (WGS84)
Elevation 150
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 099 E 26 SENWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -130.05595, 56.02897

Comments on the geologic information

  • PROSPECT LOCATED IN THE HAZELTON(?) GROUP METASEDIMENTS NEAR CONTACTS WITH TEXAS CR. GRANODIORITE & HYDER QUARTZ MONZON- ITE PLUTONS. CHALCOPYRITE, SPHALERITE & GALENA IN MASSIVE STRINGERS IN AN FE-STAINED BRECCIATED ZONE. HIGH AG VALUES REPORTED. TEST SHIPMENT OF 1 TON HAND-SORTED ORE REPORTEDLY MADE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented
Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Hawkins, Roy And Francis And Dirrean, George And Marie
    Year 1977

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021180036
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A000376 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-065

  • Deposit

    B642d pp. 97, 99

  • Deposit

    B642d p. 97

  • Deposit

    B714e p. 142

  • Deposit

    MF418

Reporter information

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