|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||BS|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-8|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||Holgate Arm is a northwest trending fjord of Aialik Bay. The occurrence is near the mouth of Holgate glacier in the NW1/4 of section 7, T. 4 S., R. 3 W., of the Seward Meridian. This is both Cobb and Holloway's (1980) and Tysdal's (1978) location 113, and MacKevett 's (1977) location 11. This location is accurate to within a quarter of a mile.|
Geologic descriptionEocene iron-stained dikes cut hornfelsed, Upper Cretaceous Valdez Group metasediments. One sample contained 0.3 ppm Au (Tysdal, 1978).
|Geologic map unit||(-149.869132103461, 59.8484310136064)|
|Mineral deposit model||Insufficient information to classify.|
|Age of mineralization||Eocene; auriferous dike is that age.|
|Workings or exploration||A single sample of iron-stained dike contained 0.3 ppm gold (Tysdal, 1978).|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsThis occurrence is in Kenai Fjords National Park; the area is now closed to mineral entry.
|Reporters||Jeff A. Huber (Anchorage)|
|Last report date||1/25/1999|