|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||SV|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-1|
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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 descriptionA 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.|
|Workings or exploration||None reported.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsThis prospect is within Kenai Fjords National Park; the area is now closed to mineral entry.
Berg, H.C., and Cobb, E.H., 1967, Metalliferous lode deposits of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1246, 254 p.
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Seldovia quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-397, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1979, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than minerals fuels and construction materials) in the Seldovia quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 80-87, 47 p.
Grant, U.S., and Higgins, D.F., Jr., 1910, Preliminary report on the mineral resources of the southern part of Kenai Peninsula: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 442-D, p. 166-178.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous and selected non-metalliferous mineral deposits in the eastern part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-A, 99 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
|Reporters||Jeff A. Huber (Anchorage)|
|Last report date||4/5/1999|