Unnamed (near Juneau Lake)

Occurrence, Undetermined

Commodities and mineralogy

Ore minerals gold
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-8
Latitude 60.5827
Longitude -149.8406
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is located in the N1/2 section 29, T. 6 N. R. 3 W., of the Seward Meridian, at an elevation of approximately 2,800 feet. It is situated a mile east of the north end of Juneau Lake. This is location 47 of Tysdal (1978 [MF-800A]) and location S-248 of Jansons and others (1984). This location is accurate to within half a mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of iron-stained, vuggy quartz veins hosted in sandstone of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age (Cobb and Tysdal, 1980). Significant mineralization has not been detected.
Geologic map unit (-149.842760471422, 60.5821268115605)
Mineral deposit model Low-sulfide Au-quartz veins (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 36a)
Mineral deposit model number 36a
Age of mineralization Cretaceous or younger; quartz veins cut rocks of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Prospect pits are reported to be present.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This occurrence was first reported by Tysdal (1978 [MF-880-A]).

References