|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||NB|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-5|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||This prospect is on the north side of the Nabesna road about 2,000 feet west of Caribou Creek. The site is 0.2 mile south of the center of section 11, T. 9 N., R. 10 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-3 (unpublished data) and the coordinates for this prospect were provided by the National Park Service.|
Geologic descriptionAn unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this prospect. Two claims for placer gold were once staked at this locality (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1994). The prospect is on the distal part of the alluvial fan of Caribou Creek (Richter and Schmoll, 1973).
|Geologic map unit||(-143.490751528288, 62.5735243141196)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|Workings or exploration||Some surface prospecting has probably occurred at this locality.|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Additional commentsThe prospect is in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve.
Richter, D.H., and Schmoll, H.R., 1973, Geologic map of the Nabesna C-5 quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-1062, 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1994, Mineral Information Location System Database: U.S Bureau of Mines Alaska Field Operations Center, Anchorage, Alaska.
|Reporters||Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology)|
|Last report date||11/24/2002|