Gustavus beach

Prospect, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale JU
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-6
Latitude 58.4109
Longitude -135.6836
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This beach placer is on the shore of Icy Passage, 2 miles east-southeast of Gustavus. It is in the NW1/4 section 16, T. 40 S., R. 59 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate within 1/2 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This prospect is on a large area of beach sand near the town of Gustavus. Wells and others (1986) show placer claims at this site between 1882 and 1982. No other information is available.
Geologic map unit (-135.685422578613, 58.4105607244704)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Indication of production Undetermined