Unnamed Occurrence (ARDF - CG020; Between Portage Bay and Chignik Lake), Alaska Peninsula District, Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, USA
Depending on its exact location this site may be located on land conveyed to or patented by the Bristol Bay Native Corporation or it may be within the Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge.
Location: This site's approximate location is between Portage Bay and Chignik Lake in T. 46 S., R. 60 W., of the Seward Meridian (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 22). This site may be related to or part of the Home Creek occurrence (CG011). The site location as plotted is accurate to within 3 miles.
Geology: This site has been described as consisting of extensive altered zones in composite Tertiary plutons which are weakly mineralized (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977).
Commodities (Major) - Cu?
Development Status: None
Deposit Model: Porphyry copper? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 17)
ReferencesMacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous mineral deposits in the western part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-F, 38 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
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