Dundas Bay, West Arm

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10282452
MRDS ID A013187
MAS/MILS ID 0021110062
Record type Site
Current site name Dundas Bay, West Arm
Related records 10002283

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -136.50208, 58.35642 (WGS84)
Elevation 3
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 040 S 054 E 33 NWNWSE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -136.50208, 58.35642

Ore body information

  • Area 1HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 DISSEMINATED
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Shape of Orebody #2 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin METAMORPHISM
    Secondary mode of Origin MAGMATIC DIFFER
    Primary Ore Control LITHOLOGY
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. NONE
    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
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1966

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 0021110062
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013187 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    P632 pp. 38, 51

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    OF78-494 p. C270, plates 1A, 1B, 2

General comments

Subject category Comment text

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 14-JUL-1995 Wlg U.S. Bureau of Mines