Flynn and Scott

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals pyrrhotite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CV
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-6
Latitude 60.516
Longitude -146.101
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Location and accuracy This prospect is located at about the midpoint of the south shore of Canoe Passage on Hawkins Island. Site is located in the NE1/4 sec. 4, T 16 S., R 5 W., of the Copper River Meridian and is accurate to within 600 ft. Shown as site C-48 by Jansons and others (1984).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This prospect consists of pyrrhotite disseminated in greenstone interbedded in volcanic and sedimentary rocks of the Tertiary Orca Group (Nelson and others, 1985). Four samples collected in the early 1980s contained 25-475 ppm Cu (Jansons and others, 1984).
Geologic map unit (-146.103010051754, 60.5154540348541)
Mineral deposit model Cyprus massive sulfide (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 24a)
Mineral deposit model number 24a
Age of mineralization Tertiary based on the age of the Orca Group volcanic rocks (Nelson and others, 1985).

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Jansons and others (1984) report a 30 ft. open cut. Four samples collected in the early 1980s contained 25-475 ppm Cu.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

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

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