Tansey 2

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CV
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-6
Latitude 60.464
Longitude -145.944
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy The prospect is at an elevation of less than 100 feet at the southwest tip of the Heney Range peninsula. It is in the SW1/4 sec. 21, T. 16 S., R. 4 W., of the Copper River Meridian. Site is SE of VABM Camp and is accurately located to within 1000 ft. Shown as site C-43 by Jansons and others (1984).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This prospect reportedly consists of quartz veinlets in Orca Group slate (Jansons and others, 1984). One grab sample collected in the early 1980s contained 42 ppm Cu.
Geologic map unit (-145.946003995829, 60.4634501343013)
Age of mineralization Probably Tertiary based on the age of the host rock (Nelson and others, 1985).

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration
Open cut reported by Jansons and others (1984). However, site could not be found during exploration by private industry in 1986 (Bill Ellis, personal communication, Jan. 2000).
One grab sample collected in the early 1980s contained 42 ppm Cu.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

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