Unnamed (west of Hook Bay)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Zn

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-1
Latitude 56.5
Longitude -158.2
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Location and accuracy The approximate location of this site is in T. 42 S., R. 57 W., of the Seward Meridian, several miles west of Hook Bay (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 25). It may be a part of the Weasel Mountain prospect (CG008). Location is accurate to within 3 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This site is described as a porphyry-type occurrence represented by altered zones in sedimentary rocks of the Jurassic Naknek Formation and in Tertiary diorite and dacite (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977; Detterman and others, 1981).
Geologic map unit (-158.202046336431, 56.4992255086271)
Mineral deposit model Porphyry copper? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 17).
Mineral deposit model number 17?
Age of mineralization Tertiary.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

Depending on exact location this site may be on lands selected by the Bristol Bay Native Corporation or may be within the Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge.


MRDS Number 10307317
Reporters S.H. Pilcher (Anchorage)
Last report date 2/8/2000