Unnamed (west Dolgoi Island)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308081
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (west Dolgoi Island)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.88642, 55.15921 (WGS84)
Relative position This occurrence is at an elevation of about 100 feet on western Dolgoi Island, 0.6 mile southeast of Bluff Point (Christie, 1974, color anomaly 67). The location is accurate to within 1,200 feet.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.88642, 55.15921

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = This small, weak, color anomaly is elongate east-west (Christie, 1974). It occurs in pyritic volcanic and epiclastic rocks mapped as Oligocene? to Miocene? Belkofski Formation (Wilson and others, 1995). The main commodities herein are speculated to be gold and copper.
  • Age = Tertiary.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Alaska Peninsula

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = The Aleut-Quintana-Duval joint venture briefly examined this occurrence in 1974 (Christie, 1974).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF PM003

Bibliographic references

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    Christie, J.S., 1974, Aleut-Quintana-Duval 1974 joint venture, final report: Unpublished Quintana Minerals Corporation report, 24 p., 3 appendices, 2 maps.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

  • Deposit

    Wilson, F.H., Detterman, R.L., Miller, J. W., and Case, J.E., 1995, Geologic map of the Port Moller, Stepovak Bay, and Simeonof Island quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigation Series Map I-2272, 1 map sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Christie, 1974

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Other Comments = This occurrence is located on land selected or patented by, or interim-conveyed to, the Aleut Corporation.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 10-FEB-01 S.H. Pilcher U.S. Geological Survey