Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale HE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-6
Latitude 63.27
Longitude -149.87
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Location and accuracy The Triem gold placer prospect is on an unnamed, southeast-flowing tributary to the West Fork Chulitna River, about 4.3 miles downstream from the foot of West Fork Galcier. The map site is at the northwest corner of sec. 16, T. 19 S., R. 13 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. This is location E-1 of Balen (1990: OFR 34-90).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The drainage basin of the West Fork Chulitna River locally contains auriferous lode deposits, but the specific source of the gold in the Triem placer deposit is unknown.
Geologic map unit (-149.872301386287, 63.2695243430613)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration There are only surface workings.
Indication of production None