|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||FP|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-4|
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|Location and accuracy||Approximate location is on Bechevin Bay between mouth of Morzhovoi Bay and Traders Mountain. Anomaly no. 45 of Christie (1974) and no. 6 of MacKevett and Holloway (1977, p. 11).|
Geologic descriptionChristie (1974) reported brief reconnaissance mapping of a color anomaly 2,000 by 3,000 ft, (600 by 900 m) covering a variety of volcanic rocks. The color anomaly is apparently due entirely to pervasive pyrite disseminated in all rock types. 99 percent of the pyrite is disseminated at concentrations up to 15 percent of the rock, and only rarely is it seen in fractures.
|Geologic map unit||(-163.133703537951, 54.9358175980816)|
|Mineral deposit model||Epithermal gold vein|
|Mineral deposit model number||25?|
|Age of mineralization||Miocene or younger|
|Alteration of deposit||Propylitic alteration is common, as evidenced by chlorite and epidote. Rare sericitic alteration is locally present. Leaching is moderate and fracturing ranges from slight to intense.|
|Workings or exploration||Brief reconnaissance geologic mapping and geochemical sampling reported by Christie (1974). Geochemical results showed copper typically less than 30 ppm and molybdenum less than 5 ppm; silver ranged from 0.9 to 1.6 ppm and gold was generally less than 0.01 ppm one sample yielded 0.02 ppm.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsChrisite (1974) typically does not mention quartz veins in his descriptions. If they are not present at this occurrence, their absence probably is significant with respect to potential for epithermal gold vein mineralization.
Christie, J.S., 1974, Aleut-Quintana-Duval 1974 joint venture, final report: Unpublished Quintana Minerals Corporation report, 24 p., 3 appendices, 2 maps.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||5/6/1994|