Sulfur Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au; Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale KR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-6
Latitude 57.7
Longitude -155.8
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Location and accuracy This site, located east of the headwaters of Sulfur Creek, represents lode claims in T. 29 S., R. 40 W., of the Seward Meridian, indicated on U.S Bureau of Mines Maps in 1973 (Church and others, 1989, MF 1539 I, locality 7). The location of this site differs by several miles between the two references noted and it is only accurate to within 5 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

No information available. Bedrock consists of sedimentary units of the Shelikof formation of Jurassic age.
Geologic map unit (-155.802097187015, 57.6992892904627)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

Site is located in Becharof Natural Wildlife Refuge.


MRDS Number A106340


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 8/21/1998