Pmrgx-34

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308120
Record type Site
Current site name Pmrgx-34

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -160.07745, 55.91225 (WGS84)
Relative position This occurrence is at an elevation of about 1,500 feet on the Alaska Peninsula approximately 5.5 miles southeast of the southeast end of Bear Lake. The map site is in the NE1/4 of sec. 27, T. 49 S., R. 70 W., Seward Meridian. It is referred to as PMRGX-34 by Wilson and others (1988, locality 82). 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
Lead Primary

Alteration

  • (Local) Argillic and sericitic alteration.

Nearby scientific data

(1) -160.07745, 55.91225

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = This occurrence consists of a sericitic and argillic altered zone in andesitic volcanic rocks of Quaternary age (Wilson and others, 1995). A sample collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the mid-1980s was reported to be anomalous in copper and lead (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 84AWs203, collected by the U.S. geological Survey in the mid-1980s, was reported to be anomalous in copper and lead (Wilson and others, 1988).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF PM045

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 = 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