|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||IL|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-6|
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|Location and accuracy||This placer occurrence is about 3.7 miles south-southwest of Newhalen village on the north shore of Iliamna Lake. The site is in the NE1/4 section 7, T. 6 S., R. 33 W., Seward Meridian. The location is accurate within a few hundred feet. The site is locality 34 of MacKevett and Holloway (1977).|
Geologic descriptionPlacer gold claims are reported 3.7 miles southwest of Newhalen on a 1.2 mile long creek that flows southeasterly from lake 103 into Lake Iliamna (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973; MacKevett and Holloway, 1977). Nothing is known about the deposit or the character of the gold. The nearest exposed bedrocks are volcanic rocks of Tertiary age (Detterman and Reed, 1980).
|Geologic map unit||(-154.959772235172, 59.6762132985171)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer gold (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Holocene?|
|Workings or exploration||No known workings.|
|Indication of production||None|
Detterman, R.L., and Reed, B.L., 1980, Stratigraphy, structure, and economic geology of the Iliamna quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1368-B, 86 p.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous and selected non-metalliferous mineral deposits in the eastern part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-A, 99 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Iliamna, Alaska quadrangle maps showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||C.C. Hawley, Hawley Resource Group, Anchorage, Alaska|
|Last report date||3/27/2003|