Ballaine and Nelson

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 B-7
Latitude 60.4174
Longitude -149.4255
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy The occurrence is located on the north side of Kenai Lake about 1.7 miles northwest of the mouth of Trail River. It is situated in the SE1/4 section 22, T. 4 N., R. 1 W., of the Seward Meridian at an elevation of 1,000 feet. This is location 76 of Tysdal (1978 [MF-880-A]) and location S-233 of Jansons and others (1984). This location is accurate to within a quarter of a mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The occurrence was located in 1915 by Ballaine and Nelson (Martin and others, 1915). Bedrock in this area is undivided sedimentary rock of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age (Nelson and others, 1985). No other information is published in the literature.
Geologic map unit (-149.427639931841, 60.4168264239237)
Age of mineralization Cretaceous or younger; the bedrock is part of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration There are no workings or improvements reported in the literature. There are no published assay results.
Indication of production None