Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals arsenopyrite; gold; pyrite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale KD
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-6
Latitude 57.52
Longitude -153.93
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Location and accuracy This site is located on the west side of Uyak Bay approximately 1 3/4 miles west of triangulation station Bush and 2 1/2 miles southeast of Larsen Bay, approximately 500 yards northwest of the Bear vein (KD003) (Martin, 1913, locality 11; Berg and Cobb, 1967, figure 15, locality 10; Cobb, 1972, MF 460, locality 1; McGee, 1972, locality 10; MacKevett and Holloway 1977, locality 1). Site location is accurate to within 1/2 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

At this site a quartz vein striking northwest and dipping southwest cuts Cretaceous slate or schist. The vein is approximately 2 feet in thickness and contains arsenopyrite, pyrite, and gold. Acidic dikes occur in the vicinity. This vein may be on the same structure as the Bear (KD003).
Geologic map unit (-153.932305422204, 57.5192730185951)
Mineral deposit model Chugach-type low-sulfide gold-quartz vein (Bliss, 1992; model 36a.1), turbidite-hosted gold vein.
Mineral deposit model number 36a.1
Age of mineralization Cretaceous or younger

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

No additional information is available since Becker's description.