Pmrgx-36

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308109
Record type Site
Current site name Pmrgx-36

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -160.61945, 55.78624 (WGS84)
Relative position The map site of this occurrence is at an elevation of 1,000 feet on the west side of Coal Valley. It is 0.1 mile due north of the top of hill 1185, in the N1/2 of sec. 7, T. 51 S., R. 73 W., of the Seward Meridian. This site is referred to as PMRGX-36 in Wilson and others (1988, locality 84). The location is accurate to within 2,500 feet.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Zinc Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -160.61945, 55.78624

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = At this site calcarenite and siltstone, probably belonging to the Lower Cretaceous Herendeen Formation, are cut by a diorite dike (Wilson and others, 1995). Two samples collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s were 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 samples (86AWs389-390) collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s, were 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 PM033

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 on state land.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 26-JAN-01 S.H. Pilcher U.S. Geological Survey