Unnamed (near the Seldovia airport)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Graphite

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308350
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (near the Seldovia airport)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -151.69255, 59.43946 (WGS84)
Relative position The occurrence is near the Seldovia Airport. This location is accurate to within one mile.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Graphite Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Graphite Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) None reported.

Nearby scientific data

(1) -151.69255, 59.43946

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Martin (1920) reports some work was done at a graphite prospect at Seldovia. Cobb (1979, OFR 80-87) reports seeing some graphite in a roadcut near the airport. These are the only references to the occurrence.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Homer

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • Reserves = None reported.

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = None reported.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF SV029

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Martin, G.C., 1920, The Alaska mining industry in 1918: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 712-A, p. 1-52.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., 1979, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than minerals fuels and construction materials) in the Seldovia quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 80-87, 47 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Cobb, 1979 (OFR 80-87)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Insufficient data to classify

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 28-MAR-99 Jeff A. Huber U.S. Geological Survey