|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||PM|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-2|
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|Location and accuracy||This site, at the head of Delarof Harbor on southeastern Unga Island, represents beach sands at the mouth of the creek draining the Apollo mine area (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 14; Wilson and others, 1988, locality 14). The location is accurate to within 1,200 feet.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence represents placer gold in beach sands at the mouth of a creek draining the Apollo mine area (PM079).
|Geologic map unit||(-160.55003296693, 55.1861710044316)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|Workings or exploration||Some beach mining was reported in 1911 (Brooks, 1912).|
|Indication of production||None|
Brooks, A.H., 1912, The mining industry in 1911, in Brooks, A.H., and others, Mineral resources of Alaska, report on progress of investigations in 1911: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 520-A, p. 17-44.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous mineral deposits in the western part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-F, 38 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
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).
|Last report date||1/4/2001|