Unnamed (near Lake Hayden)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-3
Latitude 60.037
Longitude -147.9121
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Location and accuracy The prospect is located in the N1/2 section 4, T. 2 S., R. 9 E., of the Seward Meridian, at an elevation of 180 feet. It is on Latouche Island, about 0.3 mile northwest of Lake Hayden. This is location S-14 of Jansons and others (1984). This location is accurate to within a quarter of a mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The prospect consists of small iron-stained quartz veins in a sheared zone. The host rock is slate and sandstone of the Orca Group of early Tertiary age (Nelson and others, 1985). The veins are exposed in an adit that trends N 40 W; it is caved at 150 feet from the portal (Kurtak and Jeske, 1986).
Geologic map unit (-147.914117337334, 60.0363548626812)
Mineral deposit model Besshi massive sulfide (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 24b)
Mineral deposit model number 24b
Age of mineralization Tertiary or younger; the mineralization is in rocks of the Orca Group of Tertiary age.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Workings consist of one N 40 W-trending adit that is caved at 150 feet. No other workings or improvements are present. The U.S. Bureau of Mines visited this prospect in either 1984 or 1985 but did not collect any samples. (Kurtak and Jeske, 1986).
Indication of production None