Unnamed (south of upper Kluvesna River)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-8
Latitude 61.7689
Longitude -143.8763
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This prospect is south of upper Kluvesna River, about a mile south of the terminus of the Kluvesna Glacier. The prospect is about 3,000 feet southeast of Kluvesna River near the center of section 24, T. 1 S., R. 8 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-119 and it is approximately located. The latitude and longitude for this record were provided by the National Park Service.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify 3 placer gold claims at this locality. Their position on the National Park Service map is not on an obvious drainage. Bedrock in the valley of upper Kluvesna River is Triassic Nikolai Greenstone intruded by upper Jurassic granitic rocks (MacKevett, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-143.878395540095, 61.7684416081568)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Some small surface workings may be present.
Indication of production Undetermined

Additional comments

The locality is in the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve.

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