Indiana Pup

Prospect, Probably 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-2
Latitude 63.14
Longitude -147.55
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This placer prospect is on Indiana Pup, an informally-named, east-flowing, a tributary of the Susitna River about 2 miles north of the Susitna River bridge. The area of placer activity extends an unknown distance both up stream and down stream from the map site, which is in the E1/2 of sec. 33, T. 20 S., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The drainage basin of this creek includes Mesozoic metagraywacke and Quaternary surficial deposits, both of which are potential sources of alluvial gold.
Geologic map unit (-147.552259577754, 63.1395494891771)
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 minor surface workings at this site.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This small placer probably is of limited significance compared to other placers in the immediate area.

References

MRDS Number 10307590
Reporters N. Van Wyck (Stevens Exploration Management Corporation)
Last report date 4/7/2000