Unnamed (near Partin Creek)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au; Mo
Other commodities Ag

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TK
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-6
Latitude 62.9563
Longitude -149.9332
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This prospect is at an elevation of about 1,600 feet on the east, valley wall of Partin Creek, adjacent to lower Eldridge Glacier. It is in the NE1/4 sec. 13, T. 33 N., R. 4 W., Seward Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1/2 mile. It is locality 2 of Csejtey and Miller (1978).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Lode claims have been staked in Mesozoic argillite and chert (Csejtey and others, 1978). According to the U.S. Bureau of Mines records (1973), the prospect has been staked for gold, molybdenum, and possibly silver. No other information about the deposit has been made public.
Geologic map unit (-149.935480415994, 62.955814153057)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration The first public record of this prospect is in U.S. Bureau of Mines OFR 20-73, which provides few details other than claims were staked for gold, molybdenum, and silver All subsequent reports cite that original report.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

MAS/MILS number 20760114.


MRDS Number A106299


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 J. Riehle (U.S. Geological Survey)
Last report date 9/30/2002