|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||KR|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-6|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||This site represents placer claims located on Oil Creek, indicated on U.S. Bureau of Mines maps in 1973 (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 12?; Church and others, 1989, MF 1539 I, locality 14). Location is accurate to within 1 mile.|
Geologic descriptionNo information available.
|Geologic map unit||(-155.742098032586, 57.6892896546643)|
|Mineral deposit model||Gold placer (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Additional commentsSite is located in Becharof Natural Wildlife Refuge.
Church, S.E., Detterman, R.L., and Wilson, F.H., 1989, Mineral and energy resource assessment maps of the Ugashik, Bristol Bay, and western Karluk quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF 1539-I, 2 map sheets, scale 1:250,000.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous mineral deposits in the western part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-F, 38 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Alaska 1:250,000-scale quadrangle map overlays showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, 95 overlays (updated in 1986, 1987).
|Reporters||S.H. Pilcher (Anchorage)|
|Last report date||8/20/1998|