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Garnet deposits near Wrangell, southeastern Alaska

C. T. Bressler

Garnet deposits near Wrangell, southeastern Alaska

by C. T. Bressler

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Garnet -- Alaska -- Wrangell.,
  • Geology -- Alaska -- Wrangell.,
  • Rocks, Metamorphic -- Alaska -- Wrangell.,
  • Rocks, Igneous -- Alaska -- Wrangell.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Alaska -- Wrangell.,
  • Mineralogy -- Alaska -- Wrangell.,
  • Schists -- Alaska -- Wrangell.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. T. Bressler.
    SeriesMineral resources of Alaska, Geological Survey bulletin -- 963-C
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, p. 81-93 :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22979672M

    Garnet deposits near Wrangell Southeastern Alaska USGS. In , the Alaska Garnet Mining & Manufacturing Co. gave a shortterm lease to a small company that operated for the period of GARNET DEPOSITS NEAR WRANGELL, 83 GARNET DEPOSITS NEAR WRANGELL, SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA 85 part of the valley of Garnet Greek. (See pi. 8.). The City and Borough of Wrangell (Tlingit: Ḵaachx̱aana.áakʼw) is a borough in Alaska, United of the census the population was 2,, up from 2, in Incorporated as a Unified Home Rule Borough on , Wrangell was previously a city in the Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area (afterwards renamed the Petersburg Census Area (the Petersburg Borough was formed from Country: United States.

    Metamorphic Facies Map of Southeastern Alaska- Distribution, Facies, and Ages of Regionally Metamorphosed Rocks for the area places the deposit near, or . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Alaska Charters & Adventures was established in , we are Alaskan owned and operated local company. We have a combined years of experience working in the outdoor industry. We believe our guests will most enjoy Alaska scenery and wildlife in small, carefully organized groups.5/5(58). Online Copy of the City and Borough of Wrangell's Comprehensive Plan adopted in June of


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Garnet deposits near Wrangell, southeastern Alaska by C. T. Bressler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Garnet deposits near Wrangell, southeastern Alaska. [C T Bressler]. Garnet deposits near Wrangell, southeastern Alaska Bulletin C By: Calder Tupper Bressler.

Bressler, C.T.,Garnet deposits near Wrangell, southeastern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin C, p.1 sheet. Publication Products. Report Information. ( M) Maps & Other Oversized Sheets. Plate Garnet deposits near Wrangell, Geologic map of the Wrangell garnet mine. The deposits of almandite garnet, occurring in schists near the east side of the mouth Garnet deposits near Wrangell the Stikine River, southeastern Alaska, have supplied for more than five decades the renowned "Fort Wrangell"Cited by: 2.

This book is the result of over 37 years researching the women who owned the Alaska Garnet Mining and Manufacturing Corporation at Wrangell, Alaska in the early s. They lived in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota area but seemed to virtually drop off the face of the : $ The deposits of almandite garnet, occurritlg in schists near the east side of the mouth of the Stikine River, southeastern Alaska, have supplied for more than five decades the renowned "Fort Wrangell"File Size: 2MB.

Buy Garnet Deposits near Wrangell, Southeastern Alaska. With maps (U.S. Geological Survey. Bulletin. C.) by C. Bressler (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : C.

Bressler. Bressler, C.T. (), Garnet deposits near Wrangell, southeastern Alaska: USGS Bull C, Cobb, E.H., (), Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Petersburg quadrangle, Alaska: USGS OFRA famous Alaska mineral locality known since the early 's that has long been mined for garnet specimens.

Mine site is at an elevation of from about 50 to feet and about feet from the shoreline in the north-central portion of sect T 61 S, R 83 E.; it can be reached by a well marked trail along Garnet Creek from a landing on. Garnet Garnets are also quite common in Alaska.

You can find the valuable deep raspberry colored, octagonal shaped garnets in Wrangell within southeastern Alaska. These garnets contain both aluminum and iron that makes them almandine.

The garnets are perfect gemstones especially if you love your colored gems. Gold Gold is Alaska's most. Alaska Garnet; Wrangell Garnet Mine, Petersburg Mining District, Wrangel City and Bourough, Alaska, USA: Location: A famous Alaska mineral locality known since the early 's that has long been mined for garnet specimens.

Mine site is at an elevation of from about 50 to feet and about feet. Bygold was being mined near Windham Bay and near Sitka, in southeastern Alaska. The first major hard-rock gold mining began at the Alaska-Juneau, Perseverance, and Treadwell mines near present-day Juneau following the discovery of placer gold near tidewater in The Alaska Garnet Mining & Manufacturing Co.

was owned by a group of women from Minnesota. The second story is the unique situation that the children of Wrangell, Alaska own the garnet ledge “in trust.”  Originally it was dedeeded to the regional Boy Scount Council based in Juneau, Alaska.

Map from: USGS Bulletin: Garnet deposits near Wrangell Southeastern Alaska By C. BRESSLER MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALASKA, 46 (pp. 93) GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN C The garnet ledge property was given to the Boy Scouts in by Fred Hanford, a Wrangell. Wrangell also has the first regulation USGA rated golf course in Southeast Alaska.

Muskeg Meadows has tournaments almost every weekend. Wrangell Island has over miles of forest roads that offer mountain bikers, hikers, RV'rs, and other explorers access to. Kennecott-type deposits, among the highest grade copper deposits in the world, are located in the Wrangell Mountains of Alaska.

They are strata bound within the lowermost m of the Upper Triassic Chitistone Limestone, which overlies the Triassic Nikolai Greenstone, a sequence of largely subaerial basalt flows more than 1, m thick. Much of Alaska is wild, cold and unforgiving terrain, but deep in this harsh landscape, incredible gemstones can be found.

From amethyst in the upland regions of Tok and Northway to raspberry Wrangell garnets in the south, Alaska is rich in gemstones. Some are. Many garnet deposits are known in Wyoming and there are even reports of gem-quality garnets in the Hartville uplift in eastern Wyoming.

I tried to visit most of these areas, but didn't get to them all. Those in the Hartville uplift near Guernsey still need to be investigated. These and other garnet deposits are described in my book on gemstones.

Wrangell Garnet Ledge History and other books by the author please Click Here. I spent the past 37 years researching the women who owned the Alaska Garnet Mining & Manufacturing Corporation at Wrangell, Alaska in the early ′s. They lived in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota area but seemed to virtually drop off the face of the earth.

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - After almost 40 years of research, the history of the Wrangell Garnet Ledge was recently released by author, Patricia A. Neal. The famous garnet ledge is located north of Wrangell in Southeast Alaska near the mouth of the Stikine River on the mainland.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game P.O. Box W. 8th Street Juneau, AK Office Locations.General Information. Title: Garnet deposits near Wrangell, southeastern Alaska Author(s): Bressler, C.T.

Publishing Organization: U.S. Geological Survey Series and Number: Bulletin C Larger Work: Mineral resources of Alaska, Publication Date: Map Scale:Cross Section: None North Latitude: 56° 35' 6" N () South Latitude: 56° 34' 19" N ().MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALASKA SOME MINERAL INVESTIGATIONS IN SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA By W.

S. TWENHOFEL, J. C. REED, and G. 0. GATES ABSTRACT About a dozen mines, principally gold mines, were operating in southeastern Alaska inbut by the Riverside tungsten mine in the Hyder district wasCited by: