|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||MC|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-5|
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|Location and accuracy||These prospects are on McCarthy Creek at and above the mouth of Lubbe Creek. They are in the SE1/4 of section 1, T. 4 S., R. 14 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service localities WRST-177 and WRST-178. The latitude and longitude for this record are for locality WRST-177 and were provided by the National Park Service.|
Geologic descriptionAn unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify these localities as placer gold prospects. Bedrock in the immediate area of the prospects is Triassic limestone, but Triassic and Jurassic(?) siliciclastic sedimentary rocks make up most of the bedrock at the head of McCarthy Creek (MacKevett, 1970 [GQ 844]).
|Geologic map unit||(-142.789085773892, 61.5469664320986)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|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|