Prospect, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Cu; Pb

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 60.29
Longitude -154.24
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Prospect is roughly 2.3 km upstream from mouth of Kijik River. Locality 21 of Nelson and others (1985) and locality 12 of MacKevett and Holloway (1977). Locality accurate within 1,600 m.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The only information is that two lode claims were staked in granite porphyry (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973). The granite porphyry has phenocrysts of quartz, plagioclase, and potassic feldspar up to 4 mm across in a groundmass of quartz, potassic feldspar, and plagioclase grains up to 1 mm across (Nelson and others, 1983; unit TKi10).
Geologic map unit (-154.242214166494, 60.2893347373884)
Mineral deposit model Porphyry Cu - Au? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 20c?).
Mineral deposit model number 20c?
Age of mineralization Granite is Cretaceous to Tertiary (Nelson and others, 1983; unit TKi10).
Alteration of deposit Unknown

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Unknown
Indication of production None
Reserve estimates No reserves
Production notes No production

Additional comments

Site is in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.


MRDS Number A106372


Reporters D.P. Bickerstaff (USGS)
Last report date 6/15/1998