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 57.7
Longitude -155.8
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This site represents placer claims indicated on U.S. Bureau of Mines maps in 1973 (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, location 10?). They were probably located on Dry Creek. The site location is accurate to within 5 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

No information is available.
Geologic map unit (-155.802097187015, 57.6992892904627)
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 in Becharof Natural Wildlife Refuge.


MRDS Number A106336


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 9/10/1998