Alteration Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10258318
MRDS ID A011783
MAS/MILS ID 0020680134
Record type Site
Current site name Alteration Creek
Alternate or previous names Alteration
Related records 10001097

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -144.26016, 63.02048 (WGS84)
Elevation 1128
Location accuracy 10(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 014 N 006 E 03 SWNESW Alaska

Comments on the location information



Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -144.26016, 63.02048

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1966
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Chistochina District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Minerals Only

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020680134
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011783 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR 30, pp. 16-18

  • Deposit

    USGS MAP MF414

  • Deposit

    USGS MAP I-1031

  • Deposit

    USGS OF (FOLEY, 1991)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 19-JUL-1991 Mjn/Djb U.S. Bureau of Mines