Bear 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-3
Latitude 58.2796
Longitude -134.8512
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This placer prospect is on Bear Creek at an elevation of approximately 500 feet. It is in near the center of the bottom of the SW1/4 section 30, T. 41 S., R. 65 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate within 1/2 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Wells and others (1986) show a placer prospect at this location. Claims were active in 1967. This prospect is downstream from the Portage prospect (JU136), a low-grade gold-copper prospect.
Geologic map unit (-134.852993621844, 58.279264964182)
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 Wells and others (1986) show a placer prospect at this location. Claims were active in 1967.
Indication of production Undetermined

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