Pmrgx-12

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Zinc, Barium-Barite

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308085
Record type Site
Current site name Pmrgx-12

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.48744, 55.41022 (WGS84)
Relative position This site is located on the Alaska Peninsula near the east shore of Pavlof Bay approximately 3.5 miles north of Cape Tolstoi. It is referred to as PMRGX-12 in Wilson and others (1988, locality 61). The location is accurate to within 1,200 feet.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Zinc Primary
Barium-Barite Secondary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.48744, 55.41022

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = The country rocks at this site are part of the Paleocene to Eocene Tolstoi Formation (Wilson and others, 1995). One barite-bearing rock sample collected during U.S. Geological Survey studies in the mid-1980's was reported to be anomalous in copper and zinc (Wilson and others, 1988).

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 = Rock sample 84ADt279 collected during U.S. Geological Survey studies in the mid-1980s was reported to be anomalous in copper and zinc (Wilson and others, 1988).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF PM007

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Angeloni, L.M., Wilson, F.H., and Sutlet, S., 1985, Map and tables showing preliminary rock geochemical data, Port Moller, Stepovak Bay, and Simeonof Island quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-470, 179 p., 1 map sheet, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Wilson, F.H., White, W.H., and DuBois, G.D., 1988, Brief descriptions of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences in the Port Moller and Stepovak Bay quadrangles, Alaska Peninsula: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-666, 128 p., scale 1:250,000.

  • 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 = Wilson and others, 1988

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Other Comments = the site is located on land selected by the Aleut Corporation.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 23-JAN-01 S.H. Pilcher U.S. Geological Survey