Copper Mountain Prospect

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Cobalt, Copper, Silver, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10258649
MAS/MILS ID 0020960122
Record type Site
Current site name Copper Mountain Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -146.60504, 60.89679 (WGS84)
Elevation 543
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 23 NESWSW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Cobalt Tertiary
Copper Primary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -146.60504, 60.89679

Ore body information

  • Strike N75E
    Dip 50N
    Width 2M
    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 N75E
    Date of Last Modification 881220

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1984
    Inferred 331mt ore
    Total resources 331mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Copper Cu 1.8699 wt-pct Copper Major 1984
    Silver Ag 307.6 g/mt Silver Trace 1984

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of a 9.1 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 0020960122

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

Reporter information

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