Occurrence, Undetermined

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-5
Latitude 60.895
Longitude -154.759
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Location and accuracy 3.2 km east of VABM Summit, north of Mulchatna River. This is locality 1 of Nelson and others (1985). SE1/4SW1/4 sec. 3, T. 9 N., R. 31 W., of the Seward Meridian. Locality is accurate within 300 m.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The U.S. Bureau of Mines (1973) reported nine lode claims at this locality, which is the only indication of mineral resources. Nelson and others (1983, unit KJs) described the bedrock in the area as interbedded lithic graywacke, silty sandstone, black shale , and local conglomerate. Irregular quartz segregations and veinlets are locally present. Scattered stocks and locally abundant dikes of intermediate to felsic composition intrude these sedimentary rocks. Adjacent to some of the larger igneous bodies are narrow contact aureoles of pelitic hornfels.
Geologic map unit (-154.761267381409, 60.8943213212215)
Mineral deposit model Unknown
Age of mineralization Post Cretaceous to Jurassic ?
Alteration of deposit Unknown

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Unknown
Indication of production None
Reserve estimates No reserves
Production notes No production


MRDS Number A106358


Reporters D.P. Bickerstaff (USGS)
Last report date 6/15/1998