|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||BN|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-4|
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|Location and accuracy||Oxide Creek is a small west headwater tributary to Ophir Creek (BN099). The confluence of Oxide Creek and Ophir Creek is at elevation 428 feet, about 2,500 feet upstream from the confluence of Ophir Creek and Flat Creek. This is locality 77 of Cobb (1972; MF 417; 1975; OFR 75-429).|
Geologic descriptionThere is only one early report (Collier and others, 1908, p. 244) of placer gold being produced on this creek (Cobb, 1975, OFR 75-429).
|Geologic map unit||(-163.728629093031, 65.0622748043483)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary|
|Workings or exploration||Some small scale surface placer workings may be present.|
|Indication of production||Yes; small|
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Bendeleben quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-417, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1975, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Bendeleben quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-429, 123 p.
|Reporters||Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology)|
|Last report date||3/15/1999|