Keno and Hiway

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-7
Latitude 60.7134
Longitude -149.4579
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is located in the NE1/4 section 9, T. 7 N., R. 1 W., of the Seward Meridian. It is situated at the confluence of Weber and Canyon Creeks. This is location 32 of Tysdal (1978 [MF-880-A]) and location S-273 of Jansons and others (1984). This location is accurate to within a quarter of a mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Bedrock in this area has been mapped as the Valdez Group of LAte Cretaceous age (Nelson and others, 1985). No other geologic data are available (Tysdal, 1978 [MF-880-A]).
Geologic map unit (-149.460045420494, 60.7128214195236)
Age of mineralization Cretaceous or younger; the veins cut rocks of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration There are no reported workings. The U.S. Bureau of Mines did not find this occurrence during the RARE II study fieldwork (Jansons and others, 1984).
Indication of production None