Kowee 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 58.2974
Longitude -134.4359
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This placer prospect is at an elevation of approximately 100 feet on Kowee Creek, on Douglas Island in West Juneau. It is in about the center of the S1/2 section 22, T. 41 S., R. 67 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

There are historic placer claims at this site but no other information is available (Redman and others, 1989). The rocks in the area Upper Jurassic or Cretaceous marine argillite and graywacke, interbedded with andesite or basalt (Brew and Ford, 1985). The bedded rocks are regionally metamorphosed to prehnite-pumpellyite or greenschist grade, and cut by diorite or gabbro dikes and sills.
Geologic map unit (-134.437671879136, 58.2970723717826)
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 There are historic placer claims at this site but no other information is available (Redman and others, 1989).
Indication of production Undetermined

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