Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-7
Latitude 61.4616
Longitude -143.2772
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Location and accuracy This prospect is west of the junction of the Lakina River and Fohlin Creek in the SW1/4 of section 4, T. 5 S., R. 12 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-180 and it is approximately located, perhaps within a mile. 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An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this locality as a copper prospect. Quaternary surficial deposits are widespread in this area and bedrock is not exposed. Bedrock exposed in the uplands within a mile to the south of this location are siliciclastic sedimentary rocks of the Triassic and Jurassic(?) McCarthy Formation and Upper Paleozoic volcanic rocks of the Station Creek Formation (MacKevett, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-143.279275423456, 61.4611528388654)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

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