Lime Creek

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-3
Latitude 61.7586
Longitude -141.8302
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Location and accuracy This placer gold prospect is on Lime Creek, a west tributary to the upper White River. It is at an elevation of about 4,150 feet in the NW1/4 of section 29, T. 1 S., R. 20 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-132 and 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An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this locality as a placer gold prospect. Bedrock in the valley of Lime Creek is mostly upper Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks (MacKevett, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-141.832310638271, 61.7582231301504)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Indication of production Undetermined

Additional comments

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

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