Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185560
MRDS ID A010440
MAS/MILS ID 0020960060
Record type Site
Current site name Rua
Alternate or previous names Charles Rua, Boulder Bay
Related records 10000373

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -146.64614, 60.88379 (WGS84)
Elevation 158
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 011 S 008 W 28 SWNESE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Unknown
Pyrrhotite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -146.64614, 60.88379

Ore body information

  • Strike N55W
    Dip 75S
    Width 18M
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 SHEAR ZONE
    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 N55W
    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

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of a 18.3 m.-long adit.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020960060
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010440 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

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    ALASKA KARDEX 096-013

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    B542g Plate IV, # 20

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    B605 Plate I

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    OF79-973 75 pp.

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    OF82-1029 33 pp.

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    B379e pp. 87-96

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    B443 Plate I

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    MIRL 27 p. 57

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    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality C-88)

Reporter information

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