|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||JU|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-2|
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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 descriptionThe 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.|
|Workings or exploration||The placer was worked in the 1880s.|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
|Production notes||Production records are not available.|
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|