Unnamed (near Hartney Bay)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307396
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (near Hartney Bay)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -145.90249, 60.48959 (WGS84)
Relative position This site is at an elevation of about 100 feet, approximately 1/4 mile south of Big Point in Hartney Bay. It is in the SE1/4 sec. 10, T. 16 S., R. 4 W., of the Copper River Meridian and is accurately located to within 2000 ft. Shown as site C-40 by Jansons and others (1984).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -145.90249, 60.48959

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = This occurrence consists of disseminated pyrite and pyrrhotite hosted in Orca Group volcanic rocks (Jansons and others, 1984).
  • Age = Probably Tertiary based on the age of the Orca Group volcanic rocks (Nelson and others, 1985).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Copper River

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Unknown. This site could not be found in 1980 or 1986 (Jansons and others, 1984; B. Ellis, personal commun., 2000).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF CV067

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Jansons, Uldis, Hoekzema, R.B., Kurtak, J.M., and Fechner, S.A., 1984, Mineral occurrences in the Chugach National Forest, Southcentral Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 5-84, 218 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Nelson, S.W., Dumoulin, J. A., and Miller, M.L., 1985, Geologic map of the Chugach National Forest, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1645-B, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Nelson, S.W., Dumoulin, J. A., and Miller, M.L., 1985, Geologic map of the Chugach National Forest, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1645-B, 16 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Jansons and others, 1984

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Other Comments = Chugach Alaska Corporation, Anchorage, Alaska has control of these lands.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 10-JUN-00 S.W. Nelson U.S. Geological Survey