PMRGX-12

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Zn
Other commodities Ba

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-5
Latitude 55.411
Longitude -161.485
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Location and accuracy This site is located on the Alaska Peninsula near the east shore of Pavlof Bay approximately 3.5 miles north of Cape Tolstoi. It is referred to as PMRGX-12 in Wilson and others (1988, locality 61). The location is accurate to within 1,200 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The country rocks at this site are part of the Paleocene to Eocene Tolstoi Formation (Wilson and others, 1995). One barite-bearing rock sample collected during U.S. Geological Survey studies in the mid-1980s was reported to be anomalous in copper and zinc (Wilson and others, 1988).
Geologic map unit (-161.487014501618, 55.4101553407673)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Rock sample 84ADt279 collected during U.S. Geological Survey studies in the mid-1980s was reported to be anomalous in copper and zinc (Wilson and others, 1988).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

The site is located on land selected by the Aleut Corporation.

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