Alaska Gold King Mines, Ltd.

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Ag; Sb
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-5
Latitude 61.3441
Longitude -142.5443
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Location and accuracy This prospect is near Crumb Gulch, a small stream on the east valley wall of the Nizina River between Dan and Chititu creeks. The prospect is at an elevation of about 3,500 feet, 5,000 feet southwest of Willams Peak in the SE1/4 of section 16, T. 6 S., R. 16 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-215 and 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An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this locality as a placer gold, silver, and antimony prospect. Bedrock in this area is Cretaceous siliciclastic sedimentary rocks that are locally intruded by felsic hypabyssal dikes (MacKevett, 1974).
Geologic map unit (-142.546350592705, 61.3436679975326)
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.

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