Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Ag
Ore minerals placer gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MD
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-5
Latitude 63.55
Longitude -155.01
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Location and accuracy The Sunshine placer gold occurrence is situated in Sunshine Creek, 2.5 miles (4 km) north of the crest of the Sunshine Mountains at an elevation of 1,500 feet (457 m) in Section 33, T. 22 S., R. 20 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Location is accurate to within one mile (1.6 km).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Sunshine placer gold occurrence consists of fine-grained placer gold in boulder-rich stream gravels in Sunshine Creek (Brown, 1926; King and others, 1983). No other detailed information is available.
Geologic map unit (-155.012355503947, 63.5493989140429)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39c).
Mineral deposit model number 39c

Production and reserves

Indication of production None
Reserve estimates None.