Hunter Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CA
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-5
Latitude 65.75
Longitude -161.47
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is at an elevation of about 350 feet the right fork of Hunter Creek. The occurrence extends about a mile in both directions along the creek. The map site is in section 13, T. 4 N., R. 14 W., Kateel River Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Stream and bench gravels along the right fork of Hunter Creek have been prospected or mined for placer gold. One man prospected on the right fork in 1947.
Geologic map unit (-161.472673551235, 65.749329872594)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Indication of production Undetermined