Becharof Lake

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale KR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-6
Latitude 57.93
Longitude -155.96
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This site represents placer claims located near VABM Marie, indicated on U.S. Bureau of Mines maps in 1973 ( MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 14; Church and others, 1989, MF 1539 I, locality 11). Site locality is accurate to within 1/2 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

No information available.
Geologic map unit (-155.962103899641, 57.9292851799894)
Mineral deposit model Gold placer (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary

Production and reserves

Indication of production Undetermined

Additional comments

Site is located in Becharof Natural Wildlife Refuge.


MRDS Number A106337


Reporters S.H. Pilcher (Anchorage)
Last report date 8/20/1998