Bee Jay

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Au; Cu; Pb

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale NB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-4
Latitude 62.5115
Longitude -142.9914
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Location and accuracy This prospect is on the north-facing slope south of Platinum Creek. It is at an elevation of about 4,000 feet, about 3,000 feet south of Platinum Creek. The prospect is in about the center of the SW1/4 of section 33, T. 9 N., R. 13 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-10 (unpublished data) and the coordinates for this prospect were provided by the National Park Service.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this prospect. Claims were apparently once staked here for gold, silver, copper, and lead (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1994). The prospect is in upper Paleozoic andesitic rocks of the Tetelna Volcanics (Richter and others, 1976).
Geologic map unit (-142.993543867169, 62.511130682821)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Some surface prospecting may have occurred at this locality.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

The prospect is in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve.



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