PMRGX-36

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Zn

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-2
Latitude 55.787
Longitude -160.617
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Location and accuracy The map site of this occurrence is at an elevation of 1,000 feet on the west side of Coal Valley. It is 0.1 mile due north of the top of hill 1185, in the N1/2 of sec. 7, T. 51 S., R. 73 W., of the Seward Meridian. This site is referred to as PMRGX-36 in Wilson and others (1988, locality 84). The location is accurate to within 2,500 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

At this site calcarenite and siltstone, probably belonging to the Lower Cretaceous Herendeen Formation, are cut by a diorite dike (Wilson and others, 1995). Two samples collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s were reported to be anomalous in copper and zinc (Wilson and others, 1988).
Geologic map unit (-160.619029358384, 55.7861775600951)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Rock samples (86AWs389-390) collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s, were reported to be anomalous in copper and zinc (Wilson and others, 1988).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This site is located on state land.

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