Peavine

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10258706
MRDS ID A011710
MAS/MILS ID 0020870025
Record type Site
Current site name Peavine
Alternate or previous names Houghton Alaska Exploration Co., William Mahar
Related records 10001034

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -142.48307, 61.44688 (WGS84)
Elevation 945
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 005 S 016 E 11 SENWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -142.48307, 61.44688

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Johnny L. Wilson
    ID 5000557
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1976

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020870025
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011710 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5000557

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-080

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-136

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-174

  • Deposit

    B345h pp. 166-167

  • Deposit

    B374 pp. 89-90

  • Deposit

    B947F p. 120

  • Deposit

    B1246 p. 60

  • Deposit

    B1246

  • Deposit

    C604 pp. 8, 14

  • Deposit

    GQ943

  • Deposit

    MF395

  • Deposit

    MF773B

  • Deposit

    OF77-169A

  • Deposit

    MTA 82 No. E-72

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit WIDESPREAD MALACHITE AND AZURITE COATINGS IN FAULT ZONE, CONTAINS SOME CHALCOCITE; CUTS BOTH CHITISTONE LIMESTONE AND NIKOLAI GREENSTONE; SMALL SHIPMENT MADE DURING 1973-74; SHORT ADIT AND SURFACE WORKINGS (MF 773B).

Reporter information

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