Butte Creek Occurrences

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Iron, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 60000069
MRDS ID A011359
Record type District
Current site name Butte Creek Occurrences
Related records 10185833

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.63695, 63.02822 (WGS84)
Relative position LOCATION GIVEN IS CENTER OF MINERALIZED AREA APPROXIMATELY 2 MI IN RADIUS COINCIDENT WITH WAY BENCH MARK: VABM 5896 ON HEALY (A-2) QUADRANGLE LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Iron Primary
Copper Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.63695, 63.02822

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fault/fracture: MAGNETITE LOCALIZED ALONG FAULTED CONTACT

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Reference information

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 498, P. 53-54

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 592, P. 305

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 608, P. 76

  • Deposit

    A.D. GGS GR 4, P. 10

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 28-29

  • Deposit

    SAUNDERS,R.H., 1961, SUSITNA-MACLAREN AREA, IN ALASKA DIVISION OF MINES AND MINERALS, REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1961: JUNEAU, AK, P. 37-40