PMRGX-26

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Pb; Zn

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-3
Latitude 55.65
Longitude -160.87
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Location and accuracy The map site of this occurrence is at an elevation of 2,100 feet, approximately 6 miles east-northeast of Hoodoo Mountain. It is in the NE1/4 of sec. 28, T. 52 S., R. 75 W., Seward Meridian. It is referred to as PMRGX-26 by Wilson and others (1988, locality 74). The location is accurate to within 4,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Three samples of a shale member of the Upper Cretaceous Hoodoo Formation were collected at this site by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s. The samples were reported to be anomalous in lead and zinc (Wilson and others, 1988; 1995).
Geologic map unit (-160.872018101793, 55.6491736875441)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Rock samples 85AAi96, 85ACe215, and 85ADt329 collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s, were reported to be anomalous in lead and zinc (Wilson and others, 1988).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This site is located within the Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge.

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