Hardscratch

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-2
Latitude 55.26
Longitude -160.58
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Location and accuracy This approximately located occurrence is about 2 miles west of Hardscratch Point on Popof Strait (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 15; Wilson and others, 1988, locality 15). The map site is at an elevation of about 550 feet, in the SW1/4 of sec. 7, T. 57 S., R. 75 W., of the Seward Meridian. The location is accurate to within 2 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This site is described as altered zones in Tertiary volcanic and intrusive rocks (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977). The rocks in this area are mapped as Popof volcanic rocks of late Eocene to early Oligocene age (Wilson and others, 1995).
Geologic map unit (-160.582030700367, 55.2591724011967)
Age of mineralization Eocene or younger.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

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

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