Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-4
Latitude 60.9512
Longitude -148.2376
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is located on the southwest shore of Hobo Bay in the SE1/4 section 17, T. 10 N., R. 7 E., of the Seward Meridian. This is location 123 of Tysdal (1978 [MF-880-A]) and location S-150 of Jansons and others (1984). This location is accurate to within a quarter of a mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of a northeast-striking auriferous quartz vein (Jansons and others, 1984) in sedimentary strata of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age (Nelson and others, 1985).
Geologic map unit (-148.23967643302, 60.9506213039738)
Mineral deposit model Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 36a)
Mineral deposit model number 36a
Age of mineralization Cretaceous or younger; the vein cuts rocks of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration No workings or assay results are reported.
Indication of production None