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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10161148
MRDS ID A011468
MAS/MILS ID 0020860047
Record type Site
Current site name Alaskan
Alternate or previous names Colorado #2, Whale Nos. 1-2, Wood Creek, Mineral Creek
Related records 10000817

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -146.31086, 61.179 (WGS84)
Elevation 769
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
Copper River 008 S 006 W 16 SENENW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Gold Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -146.31086, 61.179

Ore body information

  • Strike N77W
    Dip 75N
    Width 0.8M
    Length 45.7M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #2 TABULAR
    Type of Orebody #3 DISSEMINATED
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FOLDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N77W
    Date of Last Modification 881220

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on exploration

  • CLAIMS ACTIVE CA. 1914 (KX 86-106). USGS CRIB A003759 USGS CRIB A003764 USGS CRIB A003803 USGS CRIB A003813 USGS CRIB A003839 USGS CRIB A003803 Workings consist of 2 adits, 1.5 and 4.3 m.-long, a 5.2 m. deep shaft, a 61 m. crosscut, and several open cuts.

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Mishko, Nick
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1940

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020860047
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011468 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 086-106

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 086-117

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 086-158

  • Deposit

    B520h pp. 126-127

  • Deposit

    B592k p. 239

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    B622j pp. 169-170

  • Deposit


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    B1246 pp. 66, 68.

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    OF79-1241 167 pp.

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    OF82-1029 33 pp.

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    MIRL 27 pp. 101, 109.

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  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality V-13).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 20-DEC-1988 Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines