Unnamed (west Dolgoi Island)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au; Cu
Ore minerals pyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-6
Latitude 55.16
Longitude -161.884
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 100 feet on western Dolgoi Island, 0.6 mile southeast of Bluff Point (Christie, 1974, color anomaly 67). The location is accurate to within 1,200 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This small, weak, color anomaly is elongate east-west (Christie, 1974). It occurs in pyritic volcanic and epiclastic rocks mapped as Oligocene? to Miocene? Belkofski Formation (Wilson and others, 1995). The main commodities herein are speculated to be gold and copper.
Geologic map unit (-161.88600384655, 55.1591420402454)
Age of mineralization Tertiary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration The Aleut-Quintana-Duval joint venture briefly examined this occurrence in 1974 (Christie, 1974).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This occurrence is located on land selected or patented by, or interim-conveyed to, the Aleut Corporation.

References

MRDS Number 10308081

References

Christie, J.S., 1974, Aleut-Quintana-Duval 1974 joint venture, final report: Unpublished Quintana Minerals Corporation report, 24 p., 3 appendices, 2 maps.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 S.H. Pilcher
Last report date 2/10/2001