Pearl Creek

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-2
Latitude 67.1
Longitude -156.8
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Location and accuracy Located in the Ambler Lowlands northeast of Bornite at 600 ft (200 m) elevation in T. 20 N., R. 9 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 32 in Mayfield and Grybeck and accurate to within 1 mi. (1.6 km).

Geologic setting

Geologic map unit (-156.802744245152, 67.099457687476)
Mineral deposit model Placer (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Surface placer.
Indication of production Undetermined
Production notes Minor production in 1933 (Smith, 1934).

Additional comments

Low-grade placer gold deposit: insignificant production (Smith, 1934).


MRDS Number A011879


Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)
Last report date 10/26/1992