Unnamed (near Petersburg Creek)

Occurrences, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Au; Fe; Th; U

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-4
Latitude 56.833
Longitude -133.047
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Location and accuracy About three miles west-northwest of Petersburg, south of the estuary at the mouth of Petersburg Creek. Approximate location of two claims staked for radioactive minerals in 1956, and one claim staked nearby for Au, Fe, and Ag in 1960 (U. S. Bureau of Mines, 1980). Locality 18 of Grybeck, Berg, and Karl (1984).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Two claims staked for radioactive minerals in 1956, and one claim staked nearby for Au, Fe, and Ag in 1960. Apparently there has been no further work after the initial staking on these claims and no other mineral deposits are known nearby.
Geologic map unit (-133.048726149787, 56.8326576052438)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Two claims staked for radioactive minerals in 1956, and one claim staked nearby for Au, Fe, and Ag in 1960. Apparently there has been no further work after the initial staking on these claims and no other mineral deposits are known nearby.
Indication of production None

References

MRDS Number 10308038

References

Reporters H.C. Berg (Fullerton, California) and D.J. Grybeck (USGS)
Last report date 11/1/1998