|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||MK|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-5|
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|Location and accuracy||The Gas Creek placer gold occurrence is at an elevation of about 700 feet on Gas Creek, about 6 miles southeast of Kejulik Pass. The occurrence is in the SE1/4 sec. 14, T. 25 S., R. 38 W., of the Seward Meridian. The location is accurate within one-half mile.|
Geologic descriptionThe Gas Creek occurrence consists of placer gold in stream gravels. Gas Creek drains the Snug Harbor Siltstone Member and the Indecision Creek Sandstone Member of the Naknek Formation (Riehle and others, 1993).
|Geologic map unit||(-155.468173669681, 58.0246974746748)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|Indication of production||None|
Church, S.E., Riehle, J.R, Magoon, L.B., and Campbell, D.L., 1992, Mineral and energy resource assessment maps of the Mount Katmai, Naknek, and western Afognak quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF 2021-F, 22 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||F.H. Wilson, S.E. Church, and D.P. Bickerstaff (U.S. Geological Survey)|
|Last report date||8/31/2005|