Mine, 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 B-6
Latitude 61.4039
Longitude -143.1264
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy An unpublished National Park Service map locates this mine on the north side of the McCarthy road. The mine is approximately located at an elevation of about 1,700 feet on an unnamed west tributary to Tractor Creek. It is in about the center of the north boundary of section 36, T. 5 S., R. 12 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-173 and the latitude and longitude for his 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An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this locality as a placer gold mine. Quaternary glaciofluvial deposits cover bedrock throughout this area (MacKevett, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-143.1284683941, 61.4034546851865)
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.