Unnamed (Eagle Point)

Occurrence(?), Undetermined

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au; Fe

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-5
Latitude 57.1101
Longitude -135.3938
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence(?) is at an elevation of about 100 feet on the east side of Halibut Point Road, about midway between Halibut Point and Harbor Point. The site is 0.2 mile north-northwest of the southeast corner of sec. 9, T. 55 S., R. 63 E. It is MAS no. 0021140157 (U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 2002). The location probably is accurate within 0.5 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The rocks in the vicinity of this prospect are part of the Jurassic and Cretaceous, Sitka Graywacke, which consists mainly of graywacke and argillite (Loney and others, 1975) The only information about this prospect is that a lode claim was staked for gold and iron.
Geologic map unit (-135.395564588903, 57.1097389364244)
Age of mineralization Jurassic or younger based on the age of the host rock.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration The only information about this prospect is that a claim was staked here for gold and iron.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This prospect is now within the city of Sitka on private land.

References

References

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 Donald Grybeck (U.S. Geological Survey)
Last report date 5/5/2005