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Copper Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan District, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough, Alaska, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 14' North , 132° 36' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.23333,-132.60000


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21 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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Proterozoic - Cambrian
541 Ma
Wales Group, undivided

Age: Terreneuvian (541 Ma)

Description: Greenstone, greenschist, blacky phyllite, quartz-sericite schist, metakeratophyre, and minor marble. Folded and otherwise deformed, light to dark-green, greenschist- and local amphibolite facies schist and gneiss derived from basaltic to andesitic volcanic rocks, volcaniclastic rocks, and some sedimentary rocks. Also some schist is derived from meter-thick layered silicic volcanic rocks.

Lithology: Metamorphic

Reference: Wilson, F.H., Hults, C.P., Mull, C.G, and Karl, S.M. (compilers). Geologic map of Alaska. doi: 10.3133/sim3340. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3340, pamphlet 196. [21]

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References

Ayuso, R., Karl, S.M., Slack, J.F., Haeussler, P., Wandless, G., and Colvin, A., 2007, Oceanic Pb isotopes sources associated with Proterozoic and Paleozoic Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide deposits: Southern Price of Wales Island and vicinity, Southeast Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1732-E, Studies by the USGS in Alaska, 35 p.

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