Q. & Q.

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AN
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-3
Latitude 61.06
Longitude -147.97
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Somewhere along the shore of College Fiord, exact location unknown. Cobb (1979) postulated that the prospect may actually be the Cann and Minor prospect (ARDF number AN0134), or the Griset and Benson prospect (ARDF number AN131), or neither. Latitude and longitude coordinates provided place the prospect in the central portion of College Fiord.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Bedrock is metasedimentary rocks of the Late Cretaceous Valdez Group. These metasedimentary rocks are locally intruded by Eocene dacite and minor rhyolite dikes in the vicinity of College Fiord.
Geologic map unit (-147.972049976298, 61.0594357648524)
Mineral deposit model Chugach-type low-sulfide Au-quartz vein? (Bliss, 1992; model 36a.1?).
Mineral deposit model number 36a.1?
Age of mineralization Late Cretaceous or younger; mineralization (?) is hosted by Valdez Group metasedimentary rocks.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Martin (1920) reported that a 150 foot tunnel was driven in 1918.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

Cobb (1979) postulated that the prospect may actually be the Cann and Minor prospect (ARDF number AN134), or the Griset and Benson prospect (ARDF number AN131), or neither.

References

MRDS Number A106188
Reporters D.P. Bickerstaff (USGS contractor)
Last report date 7/30/1998