Lakina River

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185394
MRDS ID A011722
MAS/MILS ID 0020870075
Record type Site
Current site name Lakina River
Alternate or previous names Lakina Copper Co., Lakina 1-18
Related records 10001044

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -143.39251, 61.55656 (WGS84)
Elevation 1242
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 004 S 011 E 03 NWNWNE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -143.39251, 61.55656

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 Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Wrangell Mountain Mining Co.
    Interest 100
    Year 1976

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020870075
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011722 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-056

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-155

  • Deposit

    B345h pp. 155-158

  • Deposit

    B374 pp. 75-77

  • Deposit

    B442g p. 161

  • Deposit

    B622g p. 115

  • Deposit

    B642c p. 54

  • Deposit

    B662g pp. 161-162

  • Deposit

    B1246 p. 46

  • Deposit

    MF395

  • Deposit

    MF773B

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PROSPECT EXPLORED BY ADIT ON 2 SHEAR ZONES, EACH LESS THAN 1 M THICK, IN NIKOLAI GREENSTONE; THE SHEAR ZONES CONTAIN CHALCOCITE, BORNITE, COVELLITE, MALACHITE, AND AZURITE; SURFICIAL WORKINGS ALONG BRECCIATED FLOW TOP OF NIKOLAI GREENSTONE CONTAINING SPORADIC NATIVE CU (MF 773B).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-FEB-1988 Carnes, R. David U.S. Bureau of Mines