Amy Creek #2

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-8
Latitude 61.0049
Longitude -143.6355
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Location and accuracy This prospect is on lower Amy Creek, a north tributary to the North Fork Bremner River. It is at an elevation of about 2,200 feet in the NE 1/4 of section 16, T. 10 S., R. 10 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-192 (unpublished data); the latitude and longitude for this record were provided by the National Park Service.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An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this locality as a copper lode prospect. Bedrock in this area is part of the Cretaceous Valdez Group flysch, which locally contains intercalated metavolcanic rocks (MacKevett, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-143.6375369383, 61.0044394488862)
Age of mineralization Cretaceous or younger based on the age of the rocks in the vicinity.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

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

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