Unnamed (near Lonely Lake)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Silver, Copper, Lead, Tin, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308325
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (near Lonely Lake)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -153.2293, 67.98475 (WGS84)
Relative position The site is at an elevation of about 4500 feet in a saddle on the ridge north of Lonely Lake. It is in the E of 1/2 sec. 19, T. 30 N., R. 25 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Location accurate to within 100 ft. The site corresponds to locality 6 of Grybeck and Nelson, 1981.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Silver Secondary
Copper Secondary
Lead Secondary
Tin Secondary
Zinc Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -153.2293, 67.98475

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = This occurrence consists of a float sample of copper-stained quartz derived from an outcrop of chert-pebble conglomerate. The sample contains 2 ppm Ag, 700 ppm Cu, 150 ppm Pb, 20 ppm Sn, and 500 ppm Zn.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Colville

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Grab sample collected during regional geologic mapping by the USGS in the late 1970s.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF SP003

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Grybeck, D.J., and Nelson, S.W., 1981, Mineral deposit map of the Survey Pass quadrangle, Brooks Range, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1176-F, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Grybeck and Nelson, 1981

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 16-SEP-99 S.W. Nelson U.S. Geological Survey