Muskomee Bay

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Pb; PGE

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AF
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-4
Latitude 58.1
Longitude -153.07
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This site is located just south of Muskomee Bay in sec. 17, T. 24 S., R. 23 W. (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 3; Foley and others, 1989, locality 34). Location is probably accurate to within 1/2 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Data from U.S. Bureau of Mine files indicate lode claims with gold, lead, and PGE listed as commodities (Foley and others, 1989). No other data are available.
Geologic map unit (-153.072204893465, 58.0992883987357)
Mineral deposit model Polymetallic vein? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22c?).
Mineral deposit model number 22c?

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

This site is on land conveyed to Koniag Corporation.


MRDS Number A106173


U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Alaska 1:250,000-scale quadrangle map overlays showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, 95 overlays (updated in 1986, 1987).
Reporters S.H Pilcher (Anchorage)
Last report date 8/11/1998