|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CH|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-2|
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|Location and accuracy||The reference point for the occurrence is on the lower reaches of Slate Creek, a south-flowing tributary to Grave Creek, about 5 1/2 miles east of the east end of Squaw Lake (SW1/4 sec. 15, T. 32 N., R. 2 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian) . There is no information on the exact location of the occurrence along Slate Creek.|
Geologic descriptionReed (1930, MR 31-4, p. 11) reported that very encouraging prospects had reportedly been found on Slate Creek in the early 1900s. No other information is available. The creek drains an area mapped as Devonian black slate, phyllite and phyllitic siltstone, and muscovite schist and chloritized amphibole schist (Brosgé and Reiser, 1964).
|Geologic map unit||(-147.982739681065, 67.5896239185892)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|Workings or exploration||Three(?) claims were located on the creek, but there is no description of any work which may have been done.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsAlaska Kardex No. 031-094 (Kardex is a card file mining claim information system located at the State of Alaska DNR Public Information Center in Fairbanks).
Maas, K.M., 1987, Maps summarizing land availability for mineral exploration and development in northern Alaska, 1986: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 10-87, 33 quadrangle overlays.
|Reporters||J.M. Britton (Anchorage)|
|Last report date||11/17/1999|