Upper 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 58.2679
Longitude -134.4591
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This placer prospect is at an elevation of approximately 1,500 feet near the head of Kowee Creek on Douglas Island. It is near the center of the east side of SE1/4 section 33, T. 41 S., R. 67 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate within 1/4 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A gold placer claim was active at this location from 1880 to 1900, but no other information is available (Wells and others, 1986).
Geologic map unit (-134.460872794921, 58.2675709702697)
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 A gold placer claim was active at this location from 1880 to 1900, but no other information is available (Wells and others, 1986).
Indication of production Undetermined

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