|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||JU|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-2|
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|Location and accuracy||This placer mine is at an elevation of approximately 1,700 feet in the Middle Basin of Nugget Creek. It is in the SW1/4SW1/4 section 2, T. 40 S., R. 66 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate.|
Geologic descriptionThe Nugget Creek placer deposit was discovered in 1900 and produced at least 20 ounces of gold (Redman and others, 1989). Numerous claims were staked in three gravel-filled basins in Nugget Creek in 1900, and several sluicing operations were active. No production was reported after 1901 (Redman and others, 1989).
|Geologic map unit||(-134.481276242445, 58.4261767717417)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|Workings or exploration||The Nugget Creek placer deposit was discovered in 1900.|
|Indication of production||Yes; small|
|Production notes||The Nugget Creek placer deposit produced at least 20 ounces of gold.|
Redman, E.C., Maas, K.M., Kurtak, J.M., and Miller, L.D., 1991, Section D: Juneau Gold Belt subarea, in U.S. Bureau of Mines, Mineral investigations in the Juneau Mining District, Alaska, 1984-1988: Volume 2 - Detailed mine, prospect, and mineral occurrence descriptions: U.S. Bureau of Mines Special Publication VOL. 2D, 424 p., 19 sheets.
|Reporters||J.C. Barnett and L.D. Miller (Juneau, Alaska )|
|Last report date||12/15/2001|