Taku Inlet (near Cooper Point)

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 A-1
Latitude 58.2359
Longitude -134.1049
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Location and accuracy This placer prospect is at Cooper Point on the west side of Taku Inlet, 3 miles northeast of Bishop Point. It is near the northeast corner of section 15, T. 42 S., R. 69 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Placer gold claims at or near this site were active between 1881 to 1982 (Wells and others, 1986). No other information is available. The rocks in the general area are Lower Permian through Upper Triassic volcanic rocks, with subordinate clastic and carbonate strata, and their metamorphosed equivalents (Gehrels and Berg, 1994).
Geologic map unit (-134.106652981489, 58.2355740400711)
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 Placer gold claims at or near this site were active between 1881 and 1982 (Wells and others, 1986). No other information is available.
Indication of production Undetermined

References

References

Gehrels, G.E., and Berg, H.C., 1994, Geology of southeastern Alaska, in Plafker, George, and Berg, H. C., eds., The geology of Alaska: Geological Society of America, DNAG, The geology of North America, Vol. G-1, p. 451-467.
Reporters J.C. Barnett and L.D. Miller (Juneau, Alaska )
Last report date 12/15/2001