Unnamed (southwest of the Talkeetna River)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au; Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TK
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 62.4677
Longitude -148.688
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This prospect is at an elevation of about 2,700 feet, about 1 mile south of the Talkeetna River and approximately 6 1/2 miles downstream from the mouth of Yellowjacket Creek. It is about 0.5 mile south-southeast of the center of sec. 34, T. 28 N., R. 4 E., Seward Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1/2 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Gold and copper(?) occur in Paleozoic(?) volcanic rocks (Csejtey and others, 1978); 33 rock samples and 20 stream-sediment samples have been collected by a mining company (Don Stevens, written communication, 1992).
Geologic map unit (-148.690220137523, 62.4672164572956)
Mineral deposit model Basaltic Cu? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 23?)
Mineral deposit model number 23?

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Thirty-three rock samples and 20 stream-sediment samples have been collected by a mining company (Don Stevens, written communication, 1992).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

MAS/MILS number 20760013.

References