Squaw Creek

Occurrence, 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-5
Latitude 63.26
Longitude -149.28
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Location and accuracy This placer gold occurrence is on Squaw Creek, a tributary of the Middle Fork Chulitna River. The map site is just south of the center of sec. 16, T. 19 S., R. 9 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. Placer activity has occurred from about the map site, downstream for about a mile. This is location E-13 of Balen (1990: OFR 34-90). The location is accurate to within 0.5 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Squaw Creek drains an area of unconsolidated Quaternary fluvial and glacial deposits. The source of the placer gold is unknown.
Geologic map unit (-149.28228257259, 63.2595320566082)
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 only.
Indication of production None

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