Pmrgx-26

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308096
Record type Site
Current site name Pmrgx-26

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -160.87244, 55.64923 (WGS84)
Relative position The map site of this occurrence is at an elevation of 2,100 feet, approximately 6 miles east-northeast of Hoodoo Mountain. It is in the NE1/4 of sec. 28, T. 52 S., R. 75 W., Seward Meridian. It is referred to as PMRGX-26 by Wilson and others (1988, locality 74). The location is accurate to within 4,000 feet.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -160.87244, 55.64923

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Three samples of a shale member of the Upper Cretaceous Hoodoo Formation were collected at this site by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980's. The samples were reported to be anomalous in lead and zinc (Wilson and others, 1988; 1995).

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 85AAi96, 85ACe215, and 85ADt329 collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s, were reported to be anomalous in lead 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 PM018

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Wilson, F.H., Harris, E.E., and Bailey, E.A., 1987, Preliminary analytical results and sample locality map for rock samples collected in 1985 and 1986, Port Moller and Stepovak Bay quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-497, 44 p., 1 plate, 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 = This 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