Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003278
MRDS ID A106022
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -167.03572, 53.66577 (WGS84)
Relative position One mile (1.6 km) east of Kof Point. Anomaly no. 4 of Christie (1974).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrite Ore


  • (Local) Propylitic and quartz sericitic(?) alteration. Partial leaching.

Nearby scientific data

(1) -167.03572, 53.66577

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Color anomaly in Unalaska Formation (see Drewes and others, 1961) near contact with diorite(?). Anomaly is a zone containing 2 percent sulfides, 500 feet (150m) by 2000 feet (600 m) in size, elongate to the northwest. Sulfides are dominantly pyrite with traces of chalcopyrite. There appeared to be no structural control on stronger alteration and mineralization.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = None, brief examination

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106022
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF UN028

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Drewes, Harold, Fraser, G.D., Snyder, G.L., and Barnett, H.F., Jr., 1961, Geology of Unalaska Island and adjacent insular shelf, Aleutian Islands, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1028-S, p. 583-676.

  • Deposit

    Christie, J.S., 1974, Aleut-Quintana-Duval 1974 joint venture, final report: Unpublished Quintana Minerals Corporation report, 24 p., 3 appendices, 2 maps.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.)

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Christie, 1974

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 02-MAY-1994 Damon Bickerstaff U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 02-MAY-1994 F.H. Wilson U.S. Geological Survey