Anzac Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Th; U
Ore minerals uranothorianite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CA
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-5
Latitude 65.38
Longitude -161.06
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Location and accuracy This placer occurrence is near the intersection of Anzac Creek and the tractor trail marked on the Candle B-5 quadrangle. The site is about 0.6 mile above the mouth of the creek, in section 23, T. 1 S., R. 12 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. Cobb, 1972 (MF-389), location 37.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A sample of concentrate collected from a gravel bar contained 0.033% eU, of which 0.016% was uranium (Gault and others, 1953).
Geologic map unit (-161.062635147274, 65.3793267890365)
Mineral deposit model Radioactive minerals in stream sediments.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Pan concentrate samples were collected from a gravel bar in 1947 by the U.S. Geological Survey (Gault and others, 1953).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

Stream gradient approximately 100 feet per mile.