Unnamed (shore of Black Bay)

Prospect, Undetermined

Commodities and mineralogy

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-7
Latitude 57.7132
Longitude -136.1355
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Location and accuracy This prospect is at sea level about midway along the northwest shore of Black Bay. The prospect is 0.4 mile east-southeast of the northwest corner of sec. 14, T. 48 S., R. 57 E. It is location P-56 of Bittenbender and others (1999) and MAS no. 0021140115 (U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 2002). The location probably 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 melange. The rocks are cut by northwest-striking, high-angle faults. Bittenbender and others (1999) report that 5 claims were staked in 1920, but the commodity is unknown. There is no record of activity since the original staking.
Geologic map unit (-136.137329409959, 57.7128255888297)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Bittenbender and others (1999) report that 5 claims were staked in 1920, but the commodity is unknown. There is no record of activity since the original staking.
Indication of production Undetermined

Additional comments

The prospect is in West Chichagof-Yakobi Wilderness.

References

References

Bittenbender, P., Still, J.C., Maas, K., and McDonald, M., Jr., 1999, Mineral resources of the Chichagof and Baranof Islands area, southeast Alaska: Bureau of Land Management, BLM-Alaska Technical Report 19, 222 p.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 2002, Alaska mineral locations database report (Sitka quadrangle), July 2, 2002, 205 p. [http://imcg.wr.usgs.gov/dem.html]
Reporters H.C. Berg (U.S. Geological Survey)
Last report date 10/16/2004