Unnamed (on Turner Island)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Zn

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SB
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Latitude 55.053
Longitude -159.844
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Location and accuracy This site is located at the north end of Turner Island in East Nagai Strait. It is referred to as SBRGX-37 in Wilson and others (1988, locality 11). The location is accurate to within 2,500 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The country rocks at this occurrence are sedimentary units of the Lower Cretaceous Shumagin Formation (Wilson and others, 1995). Wilson and others (1988) report anomalous zinc values in sandstone, siltstone, and shale.
Geologic map unit (-159.846080877874, 55.0521893752054)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Rock samples 84AJm649-650 collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s were reported to be anomalous in zinc (Wilson and others, 1988).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This occurrence is located on land selected by the Aleut Corporation.

References