Unnamed (near Hartney Bay)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals pyrite; pyrrhotite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CV
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-6
Latitude 60.49
Longitude -145.9
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Location and accuracy This site is at an elevation of about 100 feet, approximately 1/4 mile south of Big Point in Hartney Bay. It is in the SE1/4 sec. 10, T. 16 S., R. 4 W., of the Copper River Meridian and is accurately located to within 2000 ft. Shown as site C-40 by Jansons and others (1984).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of disseminated pyrite and pyrrhotite hosted in Orca Group volcanic rocks (Jansons and others, 1984).
Geologic map unit (-145.902003355101, 60.4894505325985)
Age of mineralization Probably Tertiary based on the age of the Orca Group volcanic rocks (Nelson and others, 1985).

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Unknown. This site could not be found in 1980 or 1986 (Jansons and others, 1984; B. Ellis, personal communication, 2000).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

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

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