Unnamed (in Grouse Creek)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307941
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (in Grouse Creek)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.3619, 64.76469 (WGS84)
Relative position This occurrence is along Grouse Creek, 0.8 mile southeast of Mount Distin, at an elevation of about 400 feet. It is locality 28 of Hummel (1962 [MF 248]) and locality 24 of Cobb (1972 [MF 463], 1978 [OFR 78-93]).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.3619, 64.76469

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Hummel (1962 [MF248]) identified this locality as an occurrence of copper-bearing float. The nature of the copper-bearing material is not known.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Nome

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = The general area has been prospected and explored many times during the last century.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF NM089

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Hummel, C.L., 1962, Preliminary geologic map of the Nome D-1 quadrangle, Seward Peninsula, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-248, 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Nome quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-463, 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., 1978, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Nome quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File report 78-93, 213 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Hummel, 1962 (MF 248)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Surface float of copper-bearing material.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 22-OCT-99 Hawley, C.C. and Hudson, Travis L. Hawley Resource Group