Mount Barnard Nunatak

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185555
MRDS ID A013116
MAS/MILS ID 0021090078
Record type Site
Current site name Mount Barnard Nunatak
Related records 10002215

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -136.89543, 59.08892 (WGS84)
Elevation 1524
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 032 S 051 E 18 SESWSW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Actinolite Unknown
Andesine Unknown
Ankerite Unknown
Calcite Unknown
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Chlorite Unknown
Dolomite Unknown
Epidote Unknown
Goethite Unknown
Hornblende Unknown
Illite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Pyrrhotite Unknown
Quartz Unknown
Sericite Unknown
Zircon Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -136.89543, 59.08892

Ore body information

  • Area 1HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 SEDIMENTARY
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 DISSEMINATED
    Primary mode of Origin SEDIMENTATION
    Secondary mode of Origin METAMORPHISM
    Primary Ore Control BEDDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. NONE
    Total Surface Area (HA) 1
    Date of Last Modification 830408

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1977

Mining district

District name Juneau District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Minerals Only

Land status

Ownership category National Wilderness

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021090078
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013116 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    OF78-494 p. C189, plates 1A, 1B, 2

Reporter information

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