Hawkins Island #1

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals pyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CV
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-5
Latitude 60.555
Longitude -145.829
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 200 feet on the east side of Mud Bay on Hawkins Island. It is in the W1/2 Sec. 19, T. 15 S., R. 3 W., of the Copper River Meridian. Accuracy of the location is to within 1000 ft. Location corresponds to site C-45 in Jansons and others (1984).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of pyrite in slate and graywacke of the Tertiary Orca Group. The slate contains up to 15% pyrite. A single grab sample collected in 1980 contained 36 ppm Cu (Jansons and others, 1984).
Geologic map unit (-145.830985614914, 60.5544516153997)
Age of mineralization Probably Tertiary based on the age of the host rocks (Nelson and others, 1985).

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration The slate contains up to 15% pyrite. A single grab sample collected in 1980 contained 36 ppm Cu (Jansons and others, 1984).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

Chugach Alaska Corporation, Anchorage, Alaska has control of these lands.

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