Prospect 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 A-3
Latitude 58.1898
Longitude -134.7513
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Location and accuracy This placer prospect is at an elevation of about 50 feet, on 'Prospect Creek', a informally-named, south-flowing creek that empties into the northernmost head of Hawk Inlet. It is 4 miles southeast of Mount Robert Barron and 1.5 miles west of Young Bay in the NE1/4NE1/4 section 34, T. 42 S., R. 65 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate within 1/4 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Placer gold claims were active at this site between 1958 and 1973. It is called the Prospect Creek placer by Wells and others (1986).
Geologic map unit (-134.753086264731, 58.1894650355042)
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 were active at this site between 1958 and 1973.
Indication of production Undetermined

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