Margerie Glacier South

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10258216
MAS/MILS ID 0021110152
Record type Site
Current site name Margerie Glacier South

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -137.03133, 58.98832 (WGS84)
Elevation 701
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 033 S 050 E 23 NWSESW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Calcite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -137.03133, 58.98832

Ore body information

  • Area 1HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 SHEAR ZONE
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FRACTURING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. SLIGHT
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 PYRITIZATION
    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
Significant No
Discovery year 1968

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 0021110152

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    OF78-494 p. C170, plates 1A, 1B, 2

Comments on the references

  • MOERLEIN, GEORGE, A., 1968A,

General comments

Subject category Comment text

Reporter information

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