Unnamed (near Hoonah)

Prospect, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale JU
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-5
Latitude 58.1246
Longitude -135.4551
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This placer prospect is at an elevation of approximately 500 feet on the east side of Port Frederick, 0.3 mile east of Hoonah Point. It is in the SW1/4 section 21, T. 43 S., R. 61 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate within 1/2 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Wells and others (1986) report 17 gold placer claims at this site. No other information is available. The country rocks in the general area are mainly Silurian, clastic sedimentary rocks, Silurian to Upper Devonian limestone, Upper Devonian andesitic and basaltic volcanic rocks, and Mississippian limestone (Loney and others, 1975; Gehrels and Berg, 1994).
Geologic map unit (-135.45690595491, 58.1242597707493)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Wells and others (1986) report 17 gold placer claims at this site. No other information is available.
Indication of production Undetermined

References

References

Reporters J.C. Barnett and L.D. Miller (Juneau, Alaska )
Last report date 12/15/2001