Prospect, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ni

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-8
Latitude 57.9873
Longitude -136.3626
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Location and accuracy This prospect is on northwestern Chichagof Island, at an elevation of about 100 feet, just inland from the east shore of Lisianski Strait. The prospect is 0.2 mile south of the northeast corner of sec. 8, T. 45 S., R. 56 E. It is MAS. no. 0021140083 (U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 2002). The location is accurate within about 0.5 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Johnson and Karl (1985) map the rocks in the area of this prospect as Cretaceous or Jurassic quartz diorite. The only published information about the prospect is that it has been staked for nickel (U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 2002).
Geologic map unit (-136.364437995782, 57.986916877892)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None



U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 2002, Alaska mineral locations database report (Sitka quadrangle), July 2, 2002, 205 p. []
Reporters H.C. Berg (U.S. Geological Survey)
Last report date 10/16/2004