Knights Island Alaska Copper Co.

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185650
MRDS ID A002931
MAS/MILS ID 0020950033
Record type Site
Current site name Knights Island Alaska Copper Co.
Alternate or previous names M.S. 954, Hillside, Anna D., Winchester, Bully Boy, Water-Front, Ajax, Lakeview, James Clouse, Murphy Clark, Darrel Phillips, E. J. Reasor, Tremont, Legal Tender & Ect., Stanley Mccutchen

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -147.72473, 60.32596 (WGS84)
Elevation 290
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 003 N 010 E 28 NESENW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Copper Unknown
Pyrrhotite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -147.72473, 60.32596

Ore body information

  • Width 1.5M
    Length 61M
    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 Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the workings information

  • A 231 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 0020950033
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A002931 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-249

  • Deposit

    B379e p. 90

  • Deposit

    B662i pp. 215-216

  • Deposit

    B963B pp. 71-72, plate 5 No. 27

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-56).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-APR-1988 Clough, Al U.S. Bureau of Mines