|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||SR|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-6|
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|Location and accuracy||This lode and placer occurrence is located in the NE1/4 section 24, T. 8 N., R. 1 E., of the Seward Meridian. The map site is at an elevation of 1,100 feet on Lyon Creek, about a half-mile east of the Seward Highway. This is location S-286 of Jansons and others (1984). This location is accurate to within a quarter of a mile.|
Geologic descriptionNo geologic description is available. The country rock in the area is mapped the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age (Nelson and others, 1985). This occurrence apparently was staked as a gold lode claim (Hoekzema and Sherman, 1983). The U.S. Bureau of Mines could not locate the occurrence (Jansons and others, 1984). They did, however, suction-dredge a placer sample near the reported site that yielded 0.013 ounce of gold per hour of dredging.
|Geologic map unit||(-149.199848312125, 60.7742294388477)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (alluvial) (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Cretaceous or younger; the country rock in the area is the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age.|
|Workings or exploration||No workings or improvements are reported. The U.S. Bureau of Mines could not locate the occurrence (Jansons and others, 1984). They did, however, collect a placer sample using a 3-inch suction dredge near the reported site. Coarse gold was recovered. The sampling yielded 0.013 ounce of gold per hour of dredging.|
|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.
|Reporters||Jeff A. Huber (Anchorage)|
|Last report date||2/6/2000|