|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||JU|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-2|
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|Location and accuracy||This placer is in Gold Creek in the city of Juneau. It is at an elevation of approximately 300 feet, 1 mile south of Mt. Juneau and immediately north of Mt. Maria. It is just south of the center of the north side of section 23, T. 41 S., R. 67 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate.|
Geologic descriptionThe April placer on lower Gold Creek was discovered in the early 1880s (Spencer, 1906). All historic workings have been covered by the expansion of Juneau and the confinement of Gold Creek into a concrete channel. Gold was recovered but there is no record of the production (Redman and others, 1989).
|Geologic map unit||(-134.407170358105, 58.3071729459312)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|Workings or exploration||The April placer on lower Gold Creek was discovered in the early 1880s (Spencer, 1906). All historic workings have been covered by the expansion of Juneau and the confinement of Gold Creek into a concrete channel.|
|Indication of production||Yes|
|Production notes||Gold was recovered but there is no record of the production (Redman and others, 1989).|
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|