Unnamed (north of Klu River)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308641
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (north of Klu River)
Alternate or previous names Hanagita River, Klu River

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -143.30048, 61.21866 (WGS84)
Relative position At the headwaters of an unnamed southeast flowing tributary of the Klu River, near BM Verde. Best location: MacKevett, 1976, locs. 41, 42. Accurate within radius of 1,000 feet.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Ore
Serpentine Gangue

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 15
USGS model code 8a
Deposit model name Podiform chromite (minor)
Mark3 model number none

Nearby scientific data

(1) -143.30048, 61.21866

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Disseminated chromite in serpentinized alpine-type ultramafic rock in metamorphic rocks of the Pennsylvanian-Permian Skolai Group.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Nizina

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = No workings.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF MC186

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MacKevett, E.M., Jr., 1976, Mineral deposits and occurrences in the McCarthy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-773-B, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1995, A CD-ROM of spatial data extracted from the Minerals Availability System/Minerals Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): U.S. Bureau of Mines Special Publication 12-95.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = MacKevett, 1976

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Podiform chromite

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 14-NOV-1997 D. Singer, Richter, D.H. U.S. Geological Survey