Kakivilak Creek

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead, Silver, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185037
MAS/MILS ID 0020210006
Record type Site
Current site name Kakivilak Creek
Alternate or previous names Biscuits and Gravy

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -154.96937, 68.15791 (WGS84)
Elevation 1540
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Kateel River 032 N 017 E 22 SESWNW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -154.96937, 68.15791

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1991
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Colville Mining District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020210006

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    U.S. BUREAU OF MINES OFR 34-94, 1994, 130 PAGES.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEVERAL SELECT SAMPLES FROM THE KAKIVILAK CREEK OUTCROP (4195-4197) YEILDED .03% TO 7.72% ZINC, .08% TO 15.37% LEAD, AND ONE SAMPLE SHOWED 2.76 G/MT SILVER. SAMPLES TAKEN FROM QUARTZ VEINS CONTAINING VISIBLE GALENA, CHALCOPYRITE, AND SPHALERITE OCCURING ALONG THE CREST OF A SOUTH TRENDING EDGE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-JUL-1994 Pld U.S. Bureau of Mines