Unnamed (Kenai Lake)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au; Sb
Ore minerals antimony; gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SR
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Latitude 60.4023
Longitude -149.6144
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is located in an unnamed tributary to Kenai Lake one-half mile east of Porcupine Island. It is situated in the SW1/4 section 27, T. 4 N., R. 2 W., of the Seward Meridian. This is location S-234 of Jansons and others (1984). This location is accurate to within 300 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of Quaternary auriferous, antimony-bearing stream gravel. Sediment samples and pan concentrates contained 15.37 ppm gold and 215 ppm antimony (Jansons and others, 1984). Bedrock in this area is undivided sedimentary rock of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age (Nelson and others, 1985).
Geologic map unit (-149.616560724326, 60.4017361355889)
Age of mineralization Quaternary; the deposit consists of Holocene stream gravel.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration This occurrence consists of stream gravel containing gold and antimony. Sediment samples and pan concentrates contained 15.37 ppm gold and 215 ppm antimony (Jansons and others, 1984).
Indication of production None

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