J and L

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307638
Record type Site
Current site name J and L

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -130.21775, 55.88177 (WGS84)
Relative position This prospect is known only from U.S. Bureau (1977) claim records. Its approximate location is at an elevation of about 2900 feet on a mountainside facing the southwest shore of an unnamed lake, about 8 miles west-southwest of Hyder. The site is in section 15, T. 69 S., R. 99 E., of the Copper River Meridian. It corresponds to loc. 11 in Elliott and others (1978). The location is probably accurate within about 0.2 mile.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Molybdenum Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -130.21775, 55.88177

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = The country rock in the area of this site is quartz monzonite of the Eocene Hyder Quartz Monzonite batholith (Smith, 1977; Berg and others, 1988). According to U.S. Bureau of Mines claim records (1977), this prospect, which appears to be in (Hyder) quartz monzonite, was staked for Cu, and possibly for Mo. No other information about this prospect has been made public.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect

Mining district

District name Hyder

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF KC011

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Smith, J.G., 1977, Geology of the Ketchikan D-1 and Bradfield Canal A-1 quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1425, 49 p.

  • Deposit

    U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1977, Claim map, Ketchikan quadrangle: U.S. Bureau of Mines Map 120, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Elliott, R.L., Berg, H.C., and Karl, Susan, 1978, map and table describing metalliferous and selected nonmetalliferous mineral deposits, Ketchikan and Prince Rupert quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report, 78-73-B,17 p., scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Berg, H.C., Elliott, R.L., and Koch, R.D., 1988, Geologic map of the Ketchikan and Prince Rupert quadrangles, southeastern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Investigations Series Map MF-1807,27 p., scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1977; Elliott and others, 1978

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 29-JUN-99 H.C. Berg U.S. Geological Survey