|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||MC|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-5|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||This prospect is on Sheep Gulch, a small north tributary to Rex Creek. It is at an elevation of about 4,000 feet in the SE1/4 of section 22, T. 6 S., R. 16 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-217 and the latitude and longitude for this record were provided by the National Park Service.|
Geologic descriptionAn unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this locality as a placer gold, silver, and copper prospect. Bedrock in this area is Cretaceous siliciclastic sedimentary rocks that are locally intruded by felsic hypabyssal dikes (MacKevett, 1974).
|Geologic map unit||(-142.511447522895, 61.3281689498081)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Cu-Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|Workings or exploration||Some surface pits or trenches may be present.|
|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|