Peavine Bar

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 61.4623
Longitude -142.4738
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Location and accuracy This this is an area of mining claims and mill sites on the north side of the flood plain of the Chitistone River. The site is about 6,000 feet west of the mouth of Grotto Creek in the SW1/4 of section 1, T. 5 S., R. 16 E. of the Copper River Meridian. National Park Service localities WRST-206 and WRST-255 are included in this record. The latitude and longitude for this record are for locality WRST-206 and were provided by the National Park Service.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this as an area of mining claims and mill sites. Some are for a copper lode mine and camp but they may primarily have supported exploration of deposits on the valley walls of Chitistone River, such as the deposits at MC200 and MC207.
Geologic map unit (-142.475866646181, 61.4618742824514)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

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


Reporters Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology, Inc.)
Last report date 1/12/2003