Pmrgx-27

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Zinc, Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308087
Record type Site
Current site name Pmrgx-27

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.30244, 55.50222 (WGS84)
Relative position The map site of this occurrence is between Ness Creek and Humpy Creek at an elevation of about 850 feet. The site is in the SE1/4 of sec. 13, T. 54 S., R. 79 W., Seward Meridian. It is referred to as PMRGX-27 by Wilson and others (1988, locality 75). 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
Antimony Secondary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.30244, 55.50222

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Two samples of a basalt(?) dike intruding Upper Cretaceous Hoodoo Formation were collected at this site by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s (Wilson and others, 1988; 1995). They were reported to be anomalous in antimony, copper, and zinc.

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 samples 84AWs240-241, collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s, were reported to be anomalous in antimony, 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 PM009

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 within the Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 25-JAN-01 S.H. Pilcher U.S. Geological Survey