Unnamed (near Hassler Harbor)

Occurrence, Undetermined

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals chalcopyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale KC
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Latitude 55.204
Longitude -131.414
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 100 feet, on the southwest side of the midpoint of the divide between Hassler Harbor and Cascade Inlet. The site is in section 9, T. 77 S., R. 93 E., of the Copper River Meridian. It corresponds to loc. 11 in Berg (1972 [I 684]), loc. 138 in Elliott and others (1978), and loc. 16 in Karl (1992). The location is accurate within a few hundred feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The country rock at this site is Silurian trondhjemite that was regionally metamorphosed to greenschist grade in Late Cretaceous time (Berg, 1972). The occurrence consists of chalcopyrite sparsely disseminated in sheared and sericitized trondhjemite (Berg, 1972, loc. 11).
Geologic map unit (-131.415683417758, 55.2036568881269)
Mineral deposit model Disseminated sulfide deposit in trondhjemite.
Alteration of deposit Trondhjemite hostrock is sericitized.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

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