Taku

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale JU
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-1
Latitude 58.0743
Longitude -134.0069
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Location and accuracy This placer prospect is on the northeast side of Taku Harbor, 1.2 mile northeast of Stockade Point and 1 mile east of Taku Mountain. It is in the NW1/4 section 8, T. 44 S., R. 70 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate within 1/4 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Taku placer prospect is in gravel overlying black phyllite and felsic phyllite that have been intruded by Cretaceous diorite and gabbro (Redman and others, 1989). The prospect was first staked in 1968 and had active claims through 1974. There are no workings and there has been no reported production (Redman and others, 1989).
Geologic map unit (-134.008645156531, 58.0739699646374)
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 Claims staked.
Indication of production None

References