Tanglefoot Bay

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Au; Pb

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale KR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-2
Latitude 57.57
Longitude -154.49
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is located in the vicinity of Tanglefoot Bay as indicated on U.S. Bureau of Mines maps in 1973. Site location is accurate to within 1/2 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

U.S. Bureau of Mines classified this as a lode containing Ag, Au, and Pb. The area is underlain by quartz diorite of Jurassic age (Moore, 1967; Connelly and Moore, 1979).
Geologic map unit (-154.492317766912, 57.5692870666044)
Mineral deposit model Polymetallic vein? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22c).
Mineral deposit model number 22c
Age of mineralization Jurassic or younger

Production and reserves

Indication of production None


MRDS Number A106338


U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Alaska 1:250,000-scale quadrangle map overlays showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, 95 overlays (updated in 1986, 1987).
Reporters S.H. Pilcher (Anchorage)
Last report date 9/10/1998