Unnamed (on Elrington Island)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale BS
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-4
Latitude 59.95
Longitude -148.13
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy The occurrence has been located in the NW1/4, of section 6, T. 2 S., R. 8 E., of the Seward Meridian by Kurtak and Jeske (1986) although they could not located the prospect on the ground. This location 272 of Tysdal (1978) and Cobb and Tysdal (1980, OFR 80-621).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Country rock in the area is intermixed graywacke, slate and greenstones of the Orca Group (Cobb and Tysdal, 1980, OFR 80-621). The occurrence is thought to be a copper occurrence but both Nelson and others (1984) and Kurtak and Jeske (1986) were unable to locate any mineralization in this area.
Geologic map unit (-148.132039621405, 59.9493460608197)
Mineral deposit model Insuffecient information to classify.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None


MRDS Number A010589
Reporters Jeff A. Huber (Anchorage)
Last report date 5/15/1999