Hagemeister Strait (north of Tongue Point)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale HG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-3
Latitude 58.85
Longitude -160.82
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is on the modern beach along the north shore of Hagemeister Strait. It is 2.5 miles north-northeast of Tongue Point and 4.75 miles east-southeast of the mouth of Matogak River. It is locality 19 of Cobb (1972 [MF 362]; 1980 [OF 80-909]).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Berryhill (1963) collected beach samples along the north side of Hagemeister Strait and reported flour gold in heavy-mineral concentrate from this locality.
Geologic map unit (-160.822210523854, 58.8492230144182)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE; beach (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Holocene.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration No workings are present at this locality, although Berryhill (1963) observed several old hand-dug surface trenches at Tongue Point.
Indication of production None