Forrester Island

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10282919
MRDS ID A010257
MAS/MILS ID 0021210014
Record type Site
Current site name Forrester Island
Related records 10000220

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -133.5212, 54.81641 (WGS84)
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 081 S 080 E 30 NWNESW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Molybdenum Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -133.5212, 54.81641

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Other

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 0021210014
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010257 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    B1260K pp. 24-26

  • Deposit

    OF456

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NO CLAIMS. DISC. 1969. STOCKWORK-TYPE QTZ-VEIN MOLYBDENITE MINERALIZATION IN QTZ MONZONITE TO GRANODIORITE. PYRITE, MAGNETITE, MOLYBDENITE, CHALCOPYRITE & PYRRHOTITE. BEST VALUES: .07% MO. SMALL TONNAGE POTENTIAL.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-JUL-95 Map U.S. Bureau of Mines