Unnamed (upper Bryn Mawr Creek)

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 A-6
Latitude 63.21
Longitude -149.64
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Location and accuracy This placer deposit is at an elevation of about 3,300 feet on upper Bryn Mawr Creek. It is in the NW1/4 of sec. 3, T. 20 S., R. 11 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate to within 0.5 mile. This is locality 8 of Cobb (1978: OFR 78-1062).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Bryn Mawr Creek placer prospect produced small amounts of gold in 1909 (Cobb, 1978; OFR 78-1062). The source of the gold is the Golden Zone lode deposit (HE043), just upstream from the placer.
Geologic map unit (-149.642291049251, 63.2095260288197)
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 Surface workings only.
Indication of production Yes; small

References

MRDS Number A011338

References

Reporters N. Van Wyck (Stevens Exploration Management Corporation)
Last report date 4/7/2000