Rex Creek, North Fork

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 57.6
Longitude -155.8
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Location and accuracy This site represents lode claims indicated on U.S. Bureau of mines maps in 1973 (MacKevett and Holloway 1977 locality 11; Church and others, 1989, MF 1539 I, locality 6 ). These references indicate that the claims are on the south fork rather than the north fork of Rex Creek. The locality is therefore suspect and can only be considered accurate to within several miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Church and others, 1989 (MF 1539 I) suggest that this occurrence may consist of copper mineralization along the margin of an unmapped dike. Bedrock consists of sedimentary units of the Shelikof formation of Jurassic age.
Geologic map unit (-155.802094964493, 57.5992874414195)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

Site is located in Becharof Natural Wildlife Refuge.


MRDS Number A106342


Reporters S.H. Pilcher (Anchorage)
Last report date 8/22/1998