Linda Nickel

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 57.954
Longitude -136.3914
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Location and accuracy This prospect is at an elevation of about 100 feet on the east coast of Yakobi Island, about 2.4 miles east of the central part of Takanis Lake. The prospect is 0.4 mile east of the center of sec. 19, T. 45 S., R. 56 E. It is MAS no. 0021140078 (U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 2002). The location is accurate within about a mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Johnson and Karl (1985) map the rocks in the area of this prospect as part of the Freeburn assemblage, a collage of kilometer-scale, fault-bounded, lozenge-shaped blocks of Cretaceous and Cretaceous(?) metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks. 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 (-136.393240673486, 57.9536183002691)

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