Middle Basin

Mine, Inactive

Alternative names

Middle Flat

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 58.3152
Longitude -134.3672
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Location and accuracy This placer mine is at an elevation of approximately 800 feet in Gold Creek. It is 1.5 mile southeast of Mt. Juneau and 1/2 mile upstream of Ebner Falls, just east of the center of the west side of section 18, T. 41 S., R. 68 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Middle Basin placer was discovered in 1881. It is in the Gold Creek canyon below Silverbow Basin and Ebner Falls. The gravels are in an area 2,500 feet long and 200 feet wide (Spencer, 1906). The placers were worked in the 1880s but production records are not available (Redman and others, 1989).
Geologic map unit (-134.368968608345, 58.3148734863675)
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 The placer was worked in the 1880s.
Indication of production Undetermined
Production notes Production records are not available.