Unnamed (on Gareloi Island)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals atacamite; paratacamite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale GI
Latitude 51.76
Longitude -178.77
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Location and accuracy This site is located near the southeast coast of Gareoli Island approximately 1 1/2 miles east of triangulation point Gareoli. Site is accurate to within 2 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Copper sublimate occurs on the scoriaceous surface of a lava flow (Coats, 1951). This material was found to be a mixture of atacamite and paratacamite.
Geologic map unit (-178.772613842406, 51.7585210390323)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration The U.S. Geological Survey mapped this area in the 1950s (Coats, 1951).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This site is located in the Aleutian Maritime Wildlife Refuge.

References