Unnamed (coast south of Apollo Mountain)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Zn
Other commodities Ag; Au; Mo
Ore minerals pyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-2
Latitude 55.16
Longitude -160.6
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Location and accuracy This site is located on the south shore of southeastern Unga island about 2.5 miles south-southeast of Apollo Mountain (Christie, 1974, color anomaly 80). The locality is accurate to within 1 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This site represents a color anomaly that covers an area of 1 by 2 miles (Christie, 1974, anomaly 80). Within the anomaly Christie noted diorite and argillically altered volcanic rock containing as much as 20 percent disseminated pyrite. Samples of the volcanic rock contained as much as 0.01 ppm gold, 1.8 ppm silver, 48 ppm copper, 55 ppm zinc, and 1.6 ppm molybdenum. The rocks are mapped as the Eocene to Oligocene Popof volcanic rocks (Wilson and others, 1995).
Geologic map unit (-160.602063510198, 55.1591651797564)
Age of mineralization Eocene or younger.
Alteration of deposit Volcanic rocks here exhibit argillic alteration.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration The Aleut-Quintana-Duval joint venture examined and sampled this site in 1974 (Christie, 1974).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

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


MRDS Number 10308148


Christie, J.S., 1974, Aleut-Quintana-Duval 1974 joint venture, final report: Unpublished Quintana Minerals Corporation report, 24 p., 3 appendices, 2 maps. (Report held by the Aleut Corporation, Anchorage, Alaska.)
Reporters S.H. Pilcher
Last report date 2/5/2001