Uganik 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-5
Latitude 57.95
Longitude -153.52
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This site is a beach located on the northwest tip of Uganik Island in the vicinity of triangulation station Cloff (Cobb, 1972, MF 460, locality 19; Cobb, 1973, figure 11, locality 5; MacKevett and Holloway 1977, locality 17).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This is a beach gold placer which had some production prior to 1912 (Martin, 1913). No information regarding geology, value of production, or periods of later mining are available.
Geologic map unit (-153.522240486775, 57.9492892542903)
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 Yes; small