North Popof Strait

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-2
Latitude 55.35
Longitude -160.49
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Location and accuracy This site represents beach gold placer claims on Popof Island northwest of the town of Sand Point (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 12; Wilson and others, 1988, locality 12). The map site is at the south head of Mud Bay. The location is accurate to within 2 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence represents gold placer claims located on the beaches northwest of the town of Sand Point, and indicated on U.S. Bureau of Mines (1973) maps. No other information is available.
Geologic map unit (-160.492012135173, 55.3491779106454)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None