|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||MC|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-1|
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|Location and accuracy||This placer gold occurrence is on Rocker Creek at an elevation of about 3,700 feet; it is near the center of section 4, T. 1 N., R. 24 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 184 of MacKevett (1976); the location is probably accurate to within a few thousand feet.|
Geologic descriptionMacKevett (1976) identified this locality as a placer gold occurrence. Bedrock in Rocker Creek is mostly Tertiary hypabyssal intrusive rocks (MacKevett, 1978).
|Geologic map unit||(-141.020102255898, 61.8932738513657)|
|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 surface workings may be present.|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Additional commentsThe locality is in the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., 1976, Mineral deposits and occurrences in the McCarthy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-773-B, 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology, Inc.)|
|Last report date||1/12/2003|