PMRGX-29

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Other commodities As

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-4
Latitude 55.668
Longitude -161.182
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Location and accuracy The map site of this occurrence is at an elevation of 1,000 feet in the headwaters of Peterson Creek, approximately 2.15 miles north-northeast of Mount Dana. It is referred to as PMRGX-29 by Wilson and others (1988, locality 77). The location is accurate to within 2,500 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence is in Quaternary pyroclastic and debris flow deposits (Wilson and others, 1995). The rocks include shale, lithic tuff, and pumice lapilli tuff. Two samples collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s were reported to be anomalous in arsenic and copper (Wilson and others, 1988).
Geologic map unit (-161.184020841943, 55.6671680948706)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Rock samples 84AYb666-667, collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s, were reported to be anomalous in arsenic and copper (Wilson and others, 1988).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This site is in the Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge.

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