Prospect, 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-3
Latitude 61.3738
Longitude -142.0843
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Location and accuracy This prospect is on the north side of upper Twaharpies Glacier. It is at an elevation of about 6,000 feet, 2,000 feet north of the glacier and 7,000 feet southwest of peak 8410. The site is in the SW1/4 of section 6, T. 6 S., R. 19 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-262 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An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this locality as a gold prospect. Bedrock in the area is mostly upper Paleozoic volcanic rocks (MacKevett, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-142.086343375455, 61.3733900475241)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

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