|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 ridge west of upper Rock Creek. It is at an elevation of about 4,600 feet, 1,700 feet east of hill 4905 and 1,000 feet west of Rock Creek, about 0.5 mile east of the center of section 5, t. 9 N., R. 11 E. This is National Park Service locality WRST-4 (unpublished data) and the coordinates for this prospect were provided by the National Park Service.|
Geologic descriptionAn unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this prospect.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 gold were once staked at this locality (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1994). The prospect is near high-angle faults that cut upper Paleozoic metavolcanic rocks and a small area of limestone (Richter and Schmoll, 1973).
|Geologic map unit||(-143.374245570923, 62.5882319351603)|
|Workings or exploration||Some surface prospecting has probably occurred at this locality.|
|Indication of production||None|
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|