PMRGX-24

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Pb; Zn
Other commodities Ba

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-3
Latitude 55.583
Longitude -160.958
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Location and accuracy The map site of this occurrence is west of Beaver River at an elevation of 400 feet, in the NW1/4 of sec. 20, T. 53 S., R. 76 W., Seward Meridian. It is referred to as PMRGX-24 by Wilson and others (1988, locality 72). The location is accurate to within 1,200 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence is on the axis of an anticline composed of shale and rusty siltstone of the Upper Cretaceous Hoodoo Formation (Wilson and others, 1995). The strata are intruded by numerous small dikes. One sample collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s was reported to be anomalous in barium, lead, and zinc (Wilson and Others, 1988).
Geologic map unit (-160.960010568942, 55.5821731120395)
Alteration of deposit Iron-staining.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Rock sample 83ADt102 collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s was reported to be anomalous in barium, lead, and zinc (Wilson and others, 1988).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

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

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