Latouche Island Copper Mining Co.

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185544
MRDS ID A010628
MAS/MILS ID 0020950001
Record type Site
Current site name Latouche Island Copper Mining Co.
Alternate or previous names Alameda
Related records 10000455

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -147.8769, 60.00175 (WGS84)
Elevation 1
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
Seward 002 S 009 E 15 SWNESE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Pyrrhotite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -147.8769, 60.00175

Ore body information

  • Width 6.6M
    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 Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Medium
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020950001
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010628 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-226

  • Deposit

    B379e p. 89

  • Deposit

    B642g p. 139

  • Deposit

    B662i pp. 210-211, plate 12, No. 5

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    E&MJ 7905 p. 83, No. 160

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-11).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 18-MAY-1988 Clough, Al U.S. Bureau of Mines