Metalliferous lode deposits of Alaska

Bulletin 1246
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An important factor in any rebirth of metal mining in Alaska will be a thorough appraisal of the metalliferous lodes already known in the State. Any such appraisal probably will depend, at least in part, on an inventory of these 1 deposits and a knowledge of their geology.

This report summarizes from repoAs of Federal and State agencies published before August 31, 1965, the geology of Alaska's metal-bearing lodes, including their structural or stratigraphic control, host rock, mode of origin, kinds of .Q minerals, grade, past production, and extent of exploration. In addition, the lists of mineral occurrences that accompany the 35 mineral-deposit location maps constitute an inventory of the State's known lodes. A total of 692 localities where m&alliferous deposits have been found are shown on the maps. The localities include 1,739 mines, prospects, and reported occurrences, of which 821 are described individually or otherwise cited in the text.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Metalliferous lode deposits of Alaska
Series title Bulletin
Series number 1246
DOI 10.3133/b1246
Year Published 1967
Language English
Publisher U.S. Government Printing Office
Publisher location Washington, D.C.
Description Report: vi, 254 p.; Plate: 33.00 x 26.50 inches
Country United States
State Alaska
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Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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