|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CA|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-5|
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|Location and accuracy||This prospect is at an elevation of about 700 feet on Sugar Loaf Creek, approximately 1.5 miles above its mouth. The map site is in section 21, T. 4 N., R. 12 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. Cobb, 1972 (MF-389), location 24.|
Geologic descriptionStream and bench gravels at this site have been prospected or mined for gold. Concentrate samples collected from the gravels contained thorium minerals (Gault and others, 1953).
|Geologic map unit||(-161.172678472816, 65.7393338847774)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|Workings or exploration||In 1945 the U.S. Geological Survey sampled the stream sediments to evaluate their radioactive mineral content (Gault and others, 1953).|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Additional commentsStream gradient approximately 200 feet per mile.
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Candle Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-389, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1976, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Candle, Holy Cross, Norton Bay, Nulato, and Unalakleet quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-866, 102 p.
|Reporters||Anita Williams (Anchorage, AK)|
|Last report date||1/12/2000|