Bee Creek

Porphyry copper prospect in Alaska, United States

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands (003pCu5006)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country United States
State or province Alaska
Geographic location -158.4, 56.516666667
Geologic map unit -158.4, 56.516666667
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 3.6Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 3.6 Ma
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Minerals actinolite, biotite, carbonate, chalcopyrite, chlorite, chrysocolla, magnetite, molybdenite, pyrite, rutile, sericite
Associated rocks tonalite porphyry, dacite, sandstone, siltstone
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Pliocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Resource: 9 Mt at 0.25% Cu, 0.01% Mo, and 0.06 g/t Au.
Study area name United States
References Nokleberg and others (1987); Cox and others (1981); Wilson and Cox (1983); Young and others (1997); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002)