|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||MC|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-7|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||This prospect is located on Monahan Creek. The site is at an elevation of 3,050 feet near the south boundary of section 17, T. 9 S., R. 12 E. of the Copper River Meridian. It is approximately located, perhaps within a few miles. This is National Park Service locality WRST-197 (unpublished data) and the latitude and longitude for this record were provided by the National Park Service.|
Geologic descriptionAn unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this locality as a gold prospect. Both placer and lode gold deposits are known in the area (for example MC193 and MC195). These lode deposits are gold-bearing quartz veins in metaflysch of the Cretaceous Valdez Group.
|Geologic map unit||(-143.32434132685, 61.0796440185413)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au or low-sulfide Au-quartz vein (Cox and Singer, 1986; models 39a and 36a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a or 36a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary or Early Tertiary based on the age of placer and lode gold deposits in the area.|
|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|