|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||HE|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-6|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||This prospect is at an elevation of about 3,700 feet, on the west valley wall of upper Coal Creek. The map site is in the SE1/4 of sec. 16, T. 22 S., R. 12 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate to within one mile. This is location E39 of Balen (1990: OFR 34-90).|
Geologic descriptionThe country rocks in the vicinity of the Eldridge prospect are Upper Jurassic or Upper Triassic(?) crystal-rich tuff, argillite, chert, graywacke, and limestone (Wilson and others, 1998). The only information about the deposit that it has been made public is that samples of it contain elevated values of gold, manganese, and copper, and minor nickel (Balen, 1990: OFR 34-90).
|Geologic map unit||(-149.862284241904, 63.0095172810828)|
|Workings or exploration||There has been only surface sampling to date.|
|Indication of production||None|
Balen, M.D., 1990, Geochemical sampling results from Bureau of Mines investigations in the Valdez Creek mining district, Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 34-90, 218 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:63,360.
Kurtak, J.M., Southworth, D.D., Balen, M.D., and Clautice, K.H., 1991, Mineral investigations in the Valdez Creek Mining District, south-central Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 1-92, 658 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||N. Van Wyck (Stevens Exploration Management Corporation)|
|Last report date||4/7/2000|