Salmon Creek

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale JU
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-2
Latitude 58.3379
Longitude -134.428
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Location and accuracy This placer prospect is at an elevation of about 400 feet, in Salmon Creek, 1 mile below Salmon Creek Reservoir. It is in the SE1/4SE1/4 section 3, T. 41 S., R. 67 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This placer prospect is in Salmon Creek basin downstream from tributaries that train the Goldstein gold prospect (JU133). Spencer (1906) reported placer activity here prior to 1905. Wells and others (1986) show placer claims here in 1984. No other information is available.
Geologic map unit (-134.429772172971, 58.3375741654109)
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