Harris Bay Mining Co.

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale BS
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-8
Latitude 59.732
Longitude -149.847
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy The prospect is located on the north shore of Harris Bay about half a mile north of VAMB Glacier in the NE1/4 of section 19, T. 3 S., R. 5 W., of the Seward Meridian. This is location 115 of Tysdal (1978) and is accurate to within a quarter of a mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The occurrence is described as a thin quartz vein in Eocene granite (Cobb, and Tysdal, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-149.849133240448, 59.7314378831661)
Mineral deposit model Insufficient information to classify.
Age of mineralization Eocene or younger; vein cuts Eocene granite.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Cobb and Tysdal (1980), report post-1950 activity but give no details.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This occurrence is located in Kenai Fjords National Park; the area is now closed to mineral entry.


MRDS Number A010593
Reporters Jeff A. Huber (Anchorage)
Last report date 1/25/1999