Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SV
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Latitude 59.33
Longitude -151.73
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is located on the southwest side of Hill 2402 overlooking Port Graham in section 1, T. 10 S., R. 15 W., of the Seward Meridian. This location is accurate to within half a mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Thin quartz veinlets with in fractured cherts of the Triassic Kamishak Formation. One sample is reported to assay $6.00 a ton gold with gold selling for $20.67 per ounce (Martin and others, 1915).
Geologic map unit (-151.73210102456, 59.3293618968625)
Mineral deposit model Insufficient data to classify
Age of mineralization Triassic or younger; veinlets cut Triassic sedimentary rocks.
Alteration of deposit None reported.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Martin and others (1915) report a single sample that assayed $6.00 in gold per ton at $20.67 per ounce gold.
Indication of production None
Reserve estimates None reported.