Unnamed (east of Ivanof River)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-5
Latitude 55.94
Longitude -159.34
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is on the Alaska Peninsula east of Ivanof River. The map site is at an elevation of 1,500 feet, in the NE1/4 of sec. 16, T. 49 S., R. 65 W., of the Seward Meridian. It is referred to as SBRGX-52 in Wilson and others (1988, locality 26). The location is accurate to within 2 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence is probably in sedimentary units of the Lower Cretaceous Naknek Formation (Wilson and others, 1995). It consists of hornfelsed siltstone and sandstone (Wilson and others, 1988). One sample collected by the U.S. Geological Survey was reported to be anomalous in copper and silver.
Geologic map unit (-159.341994529957, 55.9392022476073)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Rock sample 86AGs18c, collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s, was reported to be anomalous in copper and silver (Wilson and others, 1988).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

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

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