|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||PM|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-2|
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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 descriptionThis 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.|
|Indication of production||None|
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|