Unnamed (onTwo Arm Bay)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SV
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-1
Latitude 59.69
Longitude -150.13
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is located near VABM Beach at the head of Paguna Bay, which is the east arm of Two Arm Bay. This location is accurate to within one mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A few small apparently barren quartz veins and auriferous granite dikes cut slate and graywacke of the Cretaceous Valdez Group (Cobb, 1979, OFR 80-87). A sample of granite assayed $1.80 gold per ton, at $20.67 per ounce gold (Grant and Higgins, 1910).
Geologic map unit (-150.132128511544, 59.6894283261646)
Mineral deposit model Low-sulfide, Au-quartz vein (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 36a)
Mineral deposit model number 36a
Age of mineralization Cretaceous or younger; veins cut and dike cuts Cretaceous graywacke.
Alteration of deposit None reported.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration None reported.
Indication of production None
Reserve estimates None.

Additional comments

This prospect is within Kenai Fjords National Park; the area is now closed to mineral entry.

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