|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||SR|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-7|
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|Location and accuracy||The prospect is located in the SW1/4 section 12, T. 9 N., R. 2 W., of the Seward Meridian. It is at an elevation of 3,400 feet on the divide between Bear and Palmer Creeks. This is location S-304 of Jansons and others (1984). The location is accurate to within a quarter of a mile.|
Geologic descriptionThe deposit at this prospect consists of a quartz vein containing trace amounts of gold and silver (Mitchell, 1979). The host rock is sedimentary rock of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age (Nelson and others, 1985). No other information is available.
|Geologic map unit||(-149.561272535955, 60.8810355148862)|
|Mineral deposit model||Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 36a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||36a|
|Age of mineralization||Cretaceous or younger; the vein cuts rocks of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age.|
|Workings or exploration||Several small prospect pits are present (Mitchell, 1979).|
|Indication of production||None|
Hoekzema, R.P., and Sherman, G.E., 1983, Mineral investigations in the Chugach National Forest, Alaska (Peninsula study area): U.S. Bureau of Mines in-house report; held at U.S. Bureau of Land Management Alaska State Office, Anchorage, 524 p.
Jansons, Uldis, Hoekzema, R.B., Kurtak, J.M., and Fechner, S.A., 1984, Mineral occurrences in the Chugach National Forest, southcentral Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment 5-84, 218 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.
Mitchell, P.A., 1979, Geology of the Hope-Sunrise (gold) mining district, north-central Kenai Peninsula, Alaska: Stanford University Master of Science thesis, 123 p.
|Reporters||Jeff A. Huber (Anchorage)|
|Last report date||3/5/2000|