Bear Creek

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 C-6
Latitude 57.66
Longitude -155.96
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This site represents placer claims located on Bear Creek in T. 29 S., R. 41 W., of the Seward Meridian, as indicated on U.S. Bureau of Mines maps in 1973 (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 9; Church and others, 1989, MF 1539 I, locality 15). Location is accurate to within 1 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

No information is available.
Geologic map unit (-155.962092229389, 57.6592871406628)
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.

References

MRDS Number A106334

References

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