Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Ag

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale FP
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-1
Latitude 54.8667
Longitude -162.2833
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Location and accuracy Approximate location is on southern part of Deer Island. Anomaly no. 65 of Christie (1974) and no. 11 of MacKevett and Holloway (1977, p. 11).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Color anomaly 3,000 ft (900 m) in diameter in volcaniclastic rocks. Disseminated pyrite is source of color anomaly.
Geologic map unit (-162.28530510033, 54.8658294743428)
Mineral deposit model Epithermal gold vein
Mineral deposit model number 25
Age of mineralization Miocene or younger
Alteration of deposit Propylitic based on presence of chlorite clots.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Brief reconnaissance geologic mapping and collection of a silt sample reported by Christie (1974). Sample showed moderate silver (1.4 ppm) and gold to 0.02 ppm. Copper, molybdenum, and zinc were all at low levels.
Indication of production None


MRDS Number A106103


Christie, J.S., 1974, Aleut-Quintana-Duval 1974 joint venture, final report: Unpublished Quintana Minerals Corporation report, 24 p., 3 appendices, 2 maps. (Report held by the Aleut Corporation, Anchorage, Alaska.)
Reporters G.D. DuBois, F.H. Wilson
Last report date 5/9/1994