Miners Point Beach

Mine, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale KD
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-6
Latitude 57.89
Longitude -153.72
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Location and accuracy This site is a 1 1/2-mile long beach located south and southeast of Miners Point (Cobb, 1972, MF 460, locality 18; Cobb, 1973, figure 11, locality 4; MacKevett and Holloway 1977, locality 16).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This is a beach gold placer which was mined prior to 1935 (Capps, 1937). No information regarding geology, production, or period of mining activity is available.
Geologic map unit (-153.722267584262, 57.8892883920244)
Mineral deposit model Gold Placer (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary

Production and reserves

Indication of production Undetermined