Boyden B

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale NB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-5
Latitude 62.3967
Longitude -143.0112
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This prospect is near lower Skookum Creek about 6,500 feet northeast of White Mountain. The site is in the SE1/4 of section 9, T. 7 N., R. 13 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-12 (unpublished data) and the coordinates for this prospect were provided by the National Park Service.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An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this gold prospect. It is located in an area of Quaternary deposits downstream from exposures of Triassic limestone and Nikolai Greenstone (Lowe and others, 1982). Gold-bearing sulfide bodies are present in Triassic carbonate rocks to the southwest of this prospect (NB021, NB022, and NB023).
Geologic map unit (-143.013334580264, 62.3963237040168)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

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


Reporters Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology)
Last report date 11/24/2002