Unnamed (south of Sustina River bridge)

Occurrence, 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 63.1
Longitude -147.53
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This placer gold occurrence is on the west bank of the Susitna River, about 0.5 mile below the Susitna River bridge. The area of placer activity may extend both upstream and downstream from the map site, which is in the NE1/4 of sec. 15, T. 21 S., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The drainage area near this site includes Mesozoic metagraywacke and Quaternary surficial deposits, both of which are potential sources of alluvial gold.
Geologic map unit (-147.532256795886, 63.09954929932)
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 Minor surface placer workings.
Indication of production None

References

MRDS Number 10307592
Reporters N. Van Wyck (Stevens Exploration Management Corporation)
Last report date 4/7/2000