Alley

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308349
Record type Site
Current site name Alley

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -151.73254, 59.32946 (WGS84)
Relative position 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.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) None reported.

Nearby scientific data

(1) -151.73254, 59.32946

Comments on the geologic information

  • 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).
  • Age = Triassic or younger; veinlets cut Triassic sedimentary rocks.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Homer

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • Reserves = None reported.

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Martin and others (1915) report a single sample that assayed $6.00 in gold per ton at $20.67 per ounce gold.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF SV028

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Martin G.C., Johnson, B.L., and Grant, U.S., 1915, Geology and mineral resources of Kenai Peninsula, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 587, 243 p.

  • Deposit

    Berg, H.C., and Cobb, E.H., 1967, Metalliferous Lode Deposits of Alaska. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1246, 254 p.

  • Deposit

    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.

  • Deposit

    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.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Cobb, 1979 (OFR 80-87)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Insufficient data to classify

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-MAR-99 Jeff A. Huber U.S. Geological Survey