|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||MC|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-1|
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|Location and accuracy||This placer prospect is on lower Ptarmigan Creek about 0.8 mile upstream of its mouth. The site is in the NE1/4 of section 17, T. 2 N., R. 24 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 186 of MacKevett (1976) and National Park Service locality WRST-248 (unpublished data). It is probably accurate to within 1,000 feet.|
Geologic descriptionMacKevett (1976) identifies this location as a placer gold prospect, and National Park Service unpublished data indicate that hydraulic mining has taken place here.
|Geologic map unit||(-141.039613952011, 61.9562711899114)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|Workings or exploration||Some small-scale placer workings are probably present.|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Additional commentsThe locality is in the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve.
|Reporters||Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology, Inc.)|
|Last report date||1/12/2003|