Unnamed (on Aniakchak River)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SW
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-5
Latitude 56.8
Longitude -157.6
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Location and accuracy This site represents placer claims located on the Aniakchak River approximately 3 miles upstream from Aniakchak Bay (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 2). Site location is accurate to within 3 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This site represents gold placer claims shown on 1973 U.S. Bureau of Mines maps.
Geologic map unit (-157.602057166617, 56.7992428686259)
Mineral deposit model Placer gold-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986, model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Indication of production Undetermined

Additional comments

This site is located within the Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve.


MRDS Number 10308353


U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Alaska 1:250,000-scale quadrangle map overlays showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, 95 overlays (updated in 1986, 1987).
Reporters S.H. Pilcher (Anchorage)
Last report date 1/31/2000